Modernism by Gay, Peter

Modernism - Peter Gay

Modernism by Peter Gay (acclaimed cultural historian) traces and explores the rise of Modernism in the arts, the cultural movement that heralded and shaped the modern world, dominating western high culture for over a century. He traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its emergence as the dominant cultural movement in world capitals such as Berlin and New York, presenting along the way a thrilling pageant of heretics that includes Oscar Wilde, Pablo Picasso, James Joyce, Walter Gropius and Any Warhol. The result is a work unique in its breadth and brilliance. Lavishly illustrated, Modernism is a superb achievement by one of our greatest historians.

Book Title: 

Modernism

Subtitle: 

The Lure of Heresy - From Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond

Author: 

Gay, Peter

Publisher: 

Norton

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

2008

Binding: 

Hard cover

ISBN: 

9780393052053

Pages: 

610

Condition: 

Remaindered, fine

Dimensions: 

24.1 × 16.5 × 4.1 cm

Book Weight: 

1.038 kg

Publisher's Price: 

R577.00

Price: 

ZAR175.00 

In Stock: 

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