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The Resource Symbolism and modern urban society, Sharon L. Hirsh

Symbolism and modern urban society, Sharon L. Hirsh

Label
Symbolism and modern urban society
Title
Symbolism and modern urban society
Statement of responsibility
Sharon L. Hirsh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Symbolism and Modern Urban Society is the first social history of the Symbolist movement. Sharon Hirsh adopts a variety of methods, including gender theory, biography, visual analysis, and medical and literary history, in order to investigate this esoteric movement and ground it firmly in fin-de-siecle issues of modernity and the metropolis. Hirsh argues that Symbolism, often associated with notions of individualism, nostalgia, and visual reverie, offers an engaging critique of urbanity. Providing new definitions and theories for Symbolism and Decadence, she also addresses issues such as spatial and street confrontations with the crowd, the diseased city, the New Woman as "should-be-mother," as well as the ideal city of Bruges and its social upheaval in the 1890s
  • Focusing on works by well-known artists such as Van Gogh, Munch, and Ensor, Hirsh also considers the works of artists who contributed in important ways to the Symbolist movement and the cities - Amsterdam, Brussels, Geneva, Oslo - in which they worked."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hirsh, Sharon L
Dewey number
709/.03/47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N6465.S9
LC item number
H57 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Symbolism (Art movement)
  • Art, European
  • Cities and towns in art
  • Europe
Label
Symbolism and modern urban society, Sharon L. Hirsh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbolist society -- The de-structured city -- The sick city -- The city woman, or the should-be mother -- City interiors and interiority -- The ideal city, the dead city
Control code
53287641
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xx, 363 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780521810968
Isbn Type
(HB)
Lccn
2003056909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Symbolism and modern urban society, Sharon L. Hirsh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbolist society -- The de-structured city -- The sick city -- The city woman, or the should-be mother -- City interiors and interiority -- The ideal city, the dead city
Control code
53287641
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xx, 363 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780521810968
Isbn Type
(HB)
Lccn
2003056909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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