Introduction

Ever since the publication of Carl Schorske’s seminal bookFin de siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture(1980) or T. J. Clark’sThe Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers(1984), the culture of metropolitan modernity has challenged the imagination of humanists and social scie...

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Published in: Miniature Metropolis p. 1
Main Author: Andreas Huyssen
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Harvard University Press 04-06-2015
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Summary: Ever since the publication of Carl Schorske’s seminal bookFin de siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture(1980) or T. J. Clark’sThe Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers(1984), the culture of metropolitan modernity has challenged the imagination of humanists and social scientists: the Paris of Baudelaire and Manet; the Vienna of Klimt and the Secession; the London of the Bloomsbury group; the Berlin of Taut and Höch, Brecht and Döblin; the Prague of Kafka and Brod; the Moscow of Eisenstein and Tretyakov; the New York of Zora Neale Hurston and the Harlem
ISBN: 0674416724
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