HUTCHISON, H: The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War

Hutchison, Hazel. The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300195026. Unmarked text.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31186) $20.00

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Looks at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. Authors include Henry James, Edith Wharton, Grace Fallow Norton, Mary Borden, Ellen La Motte, E. E. Cummings, and John Dos Passos. Draws on original letters and manuscripts in exploring how the essays, poetry, and novels of these seven literary figures influenced America’s public view of events from August 1914 through the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.

Black-and-white illustrations. 292p. Measures 6.25×9.25 inches.

MARC, F: Sketchbook from the Battlefield

Book covers. Sketchbook from the BattlefieldMarc, Franz. Sketchbook from the Battlefield. Sieveking , 2016. ISBN: 9783944874388. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30968) $15.00

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This small book, measuring 4×6.5 inches, includes 36 thirty-six small-format pencil drawings that were produced between March and June 1915, just a few months before the artist’s death in March 1916. 88p.

Marc (1880-1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

EDLERFIELD, J: Kurt Schwitters

Book cover. Kurt SchwittersElderfield, John. Kurt Schwitters. Thames and Hudson, 1987. ISBN: 0500274746. Unmarked. Some edge wear. Very Good. Paperback. (#30591)

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Exhibition catalog and winner of the 1986 Mitchell Prize for the History of Twentieth Century Art. Traces the life and career of the German artist, discusses his aesthetics, and shows examples of his assemblages, paintings, and sculpture.

356 illustrations, 32 in color. 424p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

Back cover. Kurt Schwitters