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Fin de Siècle and its Legacy

Fin de Siècle and its Legacy

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Modern World History (Circa 1450 To Present),
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • 19th century,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • History, Modern--19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • History, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMikulas Teich (Editor), Roy Porter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737425M
    ISBN 100521341086
    ISBN 109780521341080

      Book description: Assessing the impact of fin-de-siècle Jewish culture on subsequent developments in literature and culture, this book is the first to consider the historical trajectory of Austrian-Jewish writing across the 20th century. It examines how Vienna, the city that stood at the center of Jewish life in Pages: fin-de-siecle "End of a century," mostly applied to the end of the nineteenth century (s). Artists and authors attempted to abandon old techniques and discover new ones.

    Gothic fiction has always possessed the ability to adapt to its environment. It mutates to reflect the times in which it lives, and the Victorian fin de siècle, with its aesthetes and dandies and New Women; its fears as the implications of Darwinism worked themselves through; its theories on the criminal classes and the consequences of old. THE FIN-DE-SIÈCLE SCOTTISH REVIVAL: ROMANCE, DECADENCE AND CELTIC IDENTITY by Michael Shaw, Edinburgh University Press (). Michael Shaw is a Lecturer in Scottish Literature at the University of Stirling. He has previously written on Home Rule and the Celtic Revival and identity in the writing of William Sharp.

    Art practice and art history in fin de siècle Alsace: the art journal Das Kunstgewerbe in Elsass-Lothringen Émilie Oléron Evans A crucial moment in both the history of art theory and that of artistic production at the turn of the 19th to the 20th century is . The fate of the fin de siècle humanoid is sealed with the legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Published in , it is filled with the discourse of scientific advancement gone wrong and the circumvention of the natural reproductive state. This archetypal tale of the man-made monster provides the embryonic suggestion for.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: A legacy of fin-de-siècle capitalism: the giant company / Alice Teichova --Fin de siècle: industrial transformation / Alfred D.

Chandler, JrThe electrical century: the beginnings of electricity supply in Austria / Roman Sandgruber. Fin-de-siecle painting Jennifer Birkett; Personalities and principles: aspects of literature and life in fin-de-siecle England Alison Hennegan; Heroes, meadows and machinery: fin-de-siecle music Fritz Weber; The transformation of physics Erwin N.

Hiebert; Buy Fin de Siècle and its Legacy 1st Edition by Teich, Mikulas, Porter, Roy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Roy Porter. Schorske's was the seminal book that put urban culture of the turn of the century, or the fin de sciecle, on the map.

It documented the premier role Vienna played in creating a modern culture. Since then cultured tourism can indulge in the opulence of Vienna both in terms of architecture and pastries and at the same time fake the impression of Cited by: Fleeting Cities offers an ambitious and engaging study of imperial expositions of fin-de-siècle Europe, tracing the medium's nuances and numerous metaphors, and succeeding in its premise to provide a fresh close Fin de Siècle and its Legacy book of the contemporary impact and urban legacy of the complex network of exhibitions."Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna (Austrian and Habsburg Studies Book 24) - Kindle edition by Hödl, Klaus. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna Author: Klaus Hödl. “When I was a student, there wasn't a single thing we did that was unrelated to others.

It was all for the Emperor, or parents, or the country, or society—everything was other-centered, which means that all educated men were hypocrites.

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Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. A Pulitzer Prize Winner and 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 5/5(1).

Fin de siècle, (French: “end of the century”) of, relating to, characteristic of, or resembling the late 19th-century literary and artistic climate of sophistication, escapism, extreme aestheticism, world-weariness, and fashionable despair.

When used in reference to literature, the term essentially. The question of what it takes "to be a man" comes under scrutiny in this sharp, often playful, cultural critique of the German duel--the deadliest type of one-on-one combat in fin-de-siécle Europe.

At a time when dueling was generally restricted to swords or had been abolished altogether in other nations, the custom of fighting to the death with pistols flourished. Product Information.

Assessing the impact of fin-de-siècle Jewish culture on subsequent developments in literature and culture, this book is the first to consider the historical trajectory of Austrian-Jewish writing across the 20th century.

My own understanding of the period and the book grew in several contacts it. I first read it in the mid and made copious notes that time.

Then I returned to it in and re-read parts of it. Finally, this current term at Webster University in Vienna I taught a course inspired by the book and called Fin-de-Siecle Vienna and Coffeehouse. “Fin-de-Siècle Vienna” was not an easy read, especially if you had to look up every other name in an encyclopedia, but its complexity was infectious: you seemed to be catching a glimpse of.

Zola, Maupassant, Baudelaire and Proust. In Napoleon III began his reconstruction of Paris and demolished most of the settings evoked in the novels of the previous lecture.

The new Paris was. With its discussions of modernity, urbanization, art, culture, and literature, Petersburg Fin de Siècle will interest readers besides Russian specialists."—Laurie Bernstein, Rutgers University, Camden. Fin de Siecle Kipper Review by Bonnie Cehovet.

The Fin de Siecle is a 39 card deck (3 additional cards have been added to the traditional 36 cards – Poverty, Toil & Trouble, and Community) and 83 page companion book based on the traditional German Kipper system.

Romancing the Fin de Siècle. Robert Whalen's new book joins a significant body of English-language work already in place on Viennese modernism, including Carl Schorske's Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture (), the collaborate effort of Allan Janik and Stephen Toulmin, Wittgenstein's Vienna (), Jacques Le Rider's Modernity and Crises of Identity: Culture and.

fter a long period of neglect, lasting from the end of the first World War until barely ten years ago, the designers of the fin de siècle are now well served with an almost excessive number of books, exhibitions and magazine articles devoted to examining every aspect of their work.

The development of the main artistic movements of the period has been exhaustively examined. In this book, Alexander C. Geppert considers how modernity was created and displayed at imperial expositions held in fin-de-siècle London, Paris and Berlin.

Focusing on five such expositions – the Berliner Gewerbeausstellung (), the fifth Parisian Exposition Universelle (), the Franco-British Exhibition in London (), the British Empire Exhibition at.

Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle France explores the relations between poetry and politics in France in the last decade of the nineteenth century.

The period covers the most important developments in modern French poetry: from the post-Commune climate that spawned the 'decadent' movement, through to the (allegedly) ivory-towered.Adjective []. fin de siècle (not comparable).

Pertaining to the close of the 19th century, usually suggesting a literary and artistic climate of modernism, world-weariness, and self-indulgence.Mikulas Teich, Roy Porter, Fin de Siècle and Its Legacy, Cambridge University Press (), page 3: The fin-de-siècle phenomenon has, of course, received considerable attention from .Mikuláš Teich (24 July – 16 August ) was a Slovak-British historian of science, best known for the series of histories in national context which he co-edited with Roy was married to the economic historian Alice Teichova.