The Dilemma of Style: Architectural Ideas from the Picturesque to the Postmodern

The Dilemma of Style: Architectural Ideas from the Picturesque to the Postmodern

by J. Mordaunt Crook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226121192
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/28/1987
Edition description: 1
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Joe Mordaunt Crook, is a celebrated architectural historian; he is a former Slade Professor and Waynflete Lecturer at the University Oxford.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1. The Consequences of the Picturesque
2. Pugin and Ecclesiology
3. Ruskin and Viollet-le-Duc
4. The Architect's Dilemma
5. Modern Gothic
6. Progressive Eclecticism
7. From Neo-Classicism to Imperial Baroque
8. From Modern to Post-Modern
Notes and References
Bibliography
Index

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