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Modernism : a very short introduction

Author: Christopher Butler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether we recognise it or not, virtually every aspect of our life today has been influenced in part by the aesthetic legacy of Modernism. In this introduction Christopher Butler examines how and why Modernism began, explaining what it is and showing how it has gradually informed all aspects of 20th and 21st century life.
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Butler, Christopher, 1940-
Modernism.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)551404704
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Butler
ISBN: 9780191576058 0191576050 9780191775963 0191775967 9780191613487 0191613487
OCLC Number: 655848383
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 117 pages).
Contents: The modernist work --
Modernist movements and cultural tradition --
The modernist artist --
Modernism and politics.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Christopher Butler.

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A useful introduction, as lucid and engaging as it is concise. / Peter Blair, University of Chester

 
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