Art, Politics and Society in Britain

Art, Politics and Society in Britain

Aspects of Modernity and Modernism

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The artist as exponent of the modern, and modernism and politics are the overarching themes as historians of art, politics, literature examine the final quarter century before the short-20th century erupted. Among their topics are modernities and avant-gardes in London and Paris 1900-14; whether William Morris was a socialist or a modernist; modernity, modernism, and the re-definition of architecture in the arts and crafts movement; individualistic socialism according to Edward Carpenter and Oscar Wilde; whether visionaries or reactionaries pursued British anarchism and modernity; whether the crisis of modernity and Graham Wallas represented a modernist turn in the British study of politics; and the eastern question and Britain's foreign policy 1876-96. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781443815666
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 143 pages)
Additional Contributors: Harris, Trevor


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