Thursday, September 13, 2012

Reaction to WWI -- Sheldon's Textbook Project

Create a Noodletools account:
Otto Dix. Stormtroops Advancing Under Gas [Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor]



Wikipedia's list of art movements between the wars:

Search the MOMA's collection by keyword or decade:

Art Museum Image Gallery 
A searchable database of over 165,000 superior quality images "[d]rawing on the collections of distinguished museums around the world."

Search for images/photographs/cartoons in the Historical New York Times
You can do custom searches for the New York Times. Under "Advanced Search," customize your date range and "document type."


The Modernism Lab at Yale University:  "The Modernism Lab is a virtual space dedicated to collaborative research into the roots of literary modernism... The project covers the period 1914-1926, from the outbreak of the first world war to the full-blown emergence of English modernism."

The Norton Anthology of English Literature Essays, links, and texts concerning WWI and its aftermath.

WWI Poetry Digital Archive:  "The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research. The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas."



Search the American Memory project at the Library of Congress: "American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience." Browse and search by time period.

"The Great Upheaval" at the Guggenheim Museum
An online exhibit (along with audio commentaries). Using the timeline you can see art works prior and during WWI.

Timeline of art history from the Metropolitan Museum: