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Progressive education and modernist literature: Black Mountain College, 1933-1940

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Black Mountain College (1933–57) is famous for the creative artists who taught and studied there. But behind its celebrated alumni was a modernist institution, whose liberal arts curriculum entwined modernist aesthetics with progressive principles developed from John Dewey. Under John Andrew Rice's pioneering leadership, Black Mountain College began to work out a democratic pedagogy of creative experience quite different from most other US institutions of Higher Education. Modernist principle...

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10.3366/mod.2019.0257

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6774-9265
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Modernist Cultures Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
291–315
Publication date:
2019-07-18
Acceptance date:
2019-03-11
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EISSN:
1753-8629
ISSN:
2041-1022
Source identifiers:
993631
Language:
English
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pubs:993631
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uuid:b69b0800-97e5-4d12-97c6-5200e6296593
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pubs:993631
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2019-04-21

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