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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy Издательство: Vintage, 2009 г Мягкая обложка, 654 стр ISBN 978-0-099-44196-0 Язык: Английский Формат: 130x195 инфо 1509z.

Putting a Freudian view of life as an arena of conflict at the center of a view of modernism, this outspoken study tracks the avant-garde across a wide array of high culture—literature, music and dance, paintiбщшлдng and sculpture, architecture and film Conventional Victorians, according to Gay, found the belief in art for art's sake of libertine and aesthete Oscar Wilde as much a perversion as his homosexuality But even fans often get it wrong, says Gay, embracing Edvard Muncвзшибh's most famous painting, The Scream, as the quintessential symbol of modern angst, while Munch meant his nightmarish vision as a confession of his own inner state And thanks to generous patrons, the oeuvre of anti-artist Marcel Duchamp, an enemy of museums, is featured prominently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Modernism isn't a single style, Gay shows: in literature, Ulysses's wordy, sensual world stands in direct opposition to Virginia Woolf's in Mrs Dalloway, spare and coolврзгю This latest from Gay (National Book Award winner for The Enlightenment) isn't a monumental or definitive treatise but a highly personal, arbitrary and invigorating collection of mini-essays that view a variety of artistic works from a fresh perspective 16 pages of color Автор Питер Гай Peter Gay.

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