Victorian Modernism

Victorian Modernism

Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience

Book - 2002
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Jessica Feldman sheds a pragmatist's light on the relationship between the Victorian age and Modernism by dislodging truistic notions of Modernism as an art of crisis, rupture, elitism and loss. Feldman examines the works of John Ruskin (art critic and social thinker), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (poet and painter), Augusta Evans (best-selling domestic novelist)and William James (philosopher and psychologist) and relates them to select twentieth-century creations.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780521815819
0521815819
Branch Call Number: BH191 .F45 2002
Characteristics: xiii, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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