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Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art
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Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

David W. Bernstein and Christopher Hatch

Abstract

This volume looks at the creative work of the great avant-gardist John Cage from an exciting interdisciplinary perspective, exploring his activities as a composer, performer, thinker, and artist. The chapters in this collection grew out of a pivotal gathering during which a spectrum of participants including composers, music scholars, and visual artists, literary critics, poets, and filmmakers convened to examine Cage's extraordinary artistic legacy. Beginning an introductory chapter on the reception of Cage's music, the volume addresses topics ranging from Cage's reluctance to discuss his hom ... More

Keywords: John Cage, homosexuality, electronic, artistic legacy, avant-garde

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780226044071
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David W. Bernstein, editor

Christopher Hatch, editor

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