Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism / Cathy Gere.

Author
  • Gere, Cathy [author] [aut http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut]
Other titles
  • University press scholarship online.
Published
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press [2010]
Physical description
1 online resource (288 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-282-77573-1
  • 9786612775734
  • 0-226-28955-9
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 261- 277) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
Audience
  • specialized
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I. The Birth o f Tragedy, 1822-1897 -- II. Stand-up Tragedy, 1851-1899 -- III. Ariadne 's Lament , 1900-1913 -- IV. The Concrete Labyrinth, 1914-1935 -- V. Psyche's Labyrinth, 1919-1941 -- VI. The Rebirth of Comedy, 1942-1949 -- VII. The Birth of Farce, 1950-2000 -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • In the spring of 1900, British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching questions about human history, art, and culture. With Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Cathy Gere relates the fascinating story of Evans's excavation and its long-term effects on Western culture. After the World War I left the Enlightenment dream in tatters, the lost paradise that Evans offered in the concrete labyrinth-pacifist and matriarchal, pagan and cosmic-seemed to offer a new way forward for writers, artists, and thinkers such as Sigmund Freud, James Joyce, Giorgio de Chirico, Robert Graves, and Hilda Doolittle. Assembling a brilliant, talented, and eccentric cast at a moment of tremendous intellectual vitality and wrenching change, Cathy Gere paints an unforgettable portrait of the age of concrete and the birth of modernism.

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Birkbeck, University of London Library: Contact the Library 939.18 GER
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library PADF221.C8 GER 7 day loan: vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library PADF221.C8 GER 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2009.a.15403
British Library: Lending Collection m09/.24180
British Museum Library: Greece and Rome Library BAS8: KNO
University of Cambridge Libraries: Jesus College: > Quincentenary Library LAQ OAB UZW C8N CM Ger
University of Cambridge Libraries: Murray Edwards College (Rosemary Murray Library): Main Library 709.01 GER
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Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 939.18 GER
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University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 8 Annexe Archaeology NL340 GER
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Institute of Classical Studies Library: Institute of Classical Studies, Main Library 109D KNO
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Newcastle University Libraries: Philip Robinson Library: Robinson Books Level 4 939.18 GER
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Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library HISTORY 6th Floor (63) LPC Ger
Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library HISTORY 6th Floor (63) LPC Ger
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Tate Library (Tate Britain): Contact Tate Library, Tate Britain 7:902 GER
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HL-320-147
University of Warwick Library: Main Library DF261.K55 G47
University of York Libraries: University Library: Morrell - Ordinary Q 39.18 GRE

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