Fin-de-Siï¿½cle Vienna Politics and Culture
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Description: A landmark book from one of the truly original scholars of our time: a magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a crisis of political and social disintegration so much of modern art and thought was born. "Not only is it a splendid exploration of several aspects of early modernism in their political context; it is an indicator of how the discipline of intellectual history is currently practiced by its most able and ambitious craftsmen. It is also a moving vindication of historical study itself, in the face of modernism's defiant suggestion that history is obsolete." -- David A. Hollinger, History Book Club Review "Each of [the seven separate studies] can be read separately....Yet they are so artfully designed and integrated that one who reads them in order is impressed by the book's wholeness and the momentum of its argument." -- Gordon A. Craig, The New Republic "A profound work...on one of the most important chapters of modern intellectual history" -- H.R. Trevor-Roper, front page, The New York Times Book Review "Invaluable to the social and political historian...as well as to those more concerned with the arts" -- John Willett, The New York Review of Books "A work of original synthesis and scholarship. Engrossing." -- Newsweek
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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/12/1980
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
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|Schnitzler and Hofmannstahl|
|Its Critics, and the Birth of Urban Modernism|
|Politics in a New Key|
|An Austrian Trio|
|Politics and Patricide in Freud's|
|Interpretation of Dreams|
|Painting and the Crisis of the Liberal Ego|
|The Transformation of the Garden|
|Explosions in the Garden|
|Kokoschka and Schoenberg|