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Ivory Apes and Peacocks

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Author: James Huneker
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,376 / 235 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 689
Added to site: 2010.01.19 26376
Genres: Essays, Criticism

Joseph Conrad, Walt Whitman,Jules Laforgue, Dosto´evsky and Tolstoy,Schoenberg, Wedekind, Moussorgsky,CÚzanne, Vermeer, Matisse, Van Gogh, Gauguin,Italian Futurists, various latter-day poets,Painters, Composers and Dramatists

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I. The Genius of Joseph Conrad
II. A Visit to Walt Whitman
III. The Buffoon of the New Eternities: Jules Laforgue
IV. Dosto´evsky and Tolstoy, and the Younger Choir of Russian Writers
V. I. Arnold Schoenberg
  II. Music of To-Day and To-Morrow
VI. Frank Wedekind
VII. The Magic Vermeer
VIII. Richard Strauss at Stuttgart
IX. Max Liebermann and Some Phases of Modern German Art
X. A Musical Primitive: Modeste Moussorgsky
XI. New Plays by Hauptmann, Sudermann, and Schnitzler
XII. Kubin, Munch, and Gauguin: Masters of Hallucination
XIII. The Cult of the Nuance: Lafcadio Hearn
XIV. I. The Melancholy of Masterpieces
  II. The Italian Futurist Painters
XV. In the Workshop of Zola
XVI. A Study of De Maupassant
XVII. Puvis de Chavannes
XVIII. Three Disagreeable Girls



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