Volume 7.1: Contents


Umberto Boccioni, Unique Forms  of Continuity in Space, 1913 (cast 1931) (111.2x88.5x40 cm) - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Moving the Avant-Gardes
Joy Conlon and  Esther Gabara

Movements of the Avant-Garde:  Memoirs of a Conference
João Cezar de Castro Rocha 1

Failed Prophet and Falling Stock: Why Ralph Ellison Was Never Avant-Garde
Houston A. Baker, Jr.

Colonialism and the Avant-Garde: Kitagawa  Fuyuhiko's Manchurian Railroad
William O. Gardner

Theorizing the Avant-Garde in the  European Context: The Local, the  Global, the Universal
Wladimir Krysinski

Futurism, Fascism and Mass-Media:  The Case of Marinetti's 1926  Trip to Buenos Aires
Sylvia Saítta

Dada Without Duchamp/Duchamp  Without Dada: Avant-Garde Tradition  and the Individual Talent
Marjorie Perloff

The Future in the Stars, the Present  in (Hi)story: Artaud vs. Cárdenas
Silviano Santiago

On an Airfield in Montichiari, Near Brescia.  Staging Rivalry Through Technology:  Marinetti and D'Annunzio
Pierpaolo Antonello

Fashion Victims: Mina Loy's Travesties
Susan E. Dunn

Fernando Pessoa's Mothering of  the Avant-Garde
António M. Feijó

The Impact of the Train on Modern  Literary Imagination
Remo Ceserani

The Journey of the Brazilian  Avant-Garde in the 1920s
Ivo Barbieri


The editors would like to thank Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Pierpaolo Antonello and João Cezar de Castro Rocha for their contributions to the conference "Movements of the Avant-Garde" without which this issue would be impossible.

Cover photo:
Umberto Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913 (cast 1931).
Bronze, 111.2x88.5x40 cm. Acquired through Lillie P.Bliss bequest,
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photograph 1999, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.