Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France Between the Wars

Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France Between the Wars

by Romy Golan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300063504

ISBN-13: 9780300063509

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this original and perceptive study, Romy Golan argues that France-the embodiment of artistic modernism for most of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth-suffered a crisis of confidence after World War I that initiated a period of cultural, political, and economic retrenchment lasting into the Vichy years. Golan shows that France's new

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In this original and perceptive study, Romy Golan argues that France-the embodiment of artistic modernism for most of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth-suffered a crisis of confidence after World War I that initiated a period of cultural, political, and economic retrenchment lasting into the Vichy years. Golan shows that France's new image as a rural, feminine, feudal, and victimized society was reflected in and fashioned by the art of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063509
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
Yale Publications in the History of Art
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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