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Pleasure wars

Author: Peter Gay
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A master historian shows us a new side of the Victorian Era--the role of the Bourgeois as reactionaries, revolutionaries, and middle-of-the-roaders in the passage of high culture toward modernism.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gay
ISBN: 0393318273 9780393318272
OCLC Number: 40950101
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 324 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The political economy of art. Battles of the budgets --
Affordable masterpieces --
Limits and possibilities --
The geography of taste. Dividends from commerce --
Majestic dispensations --
Acknowledged legislators. Guides to pleasure --
master craftsmen --
From Zola to Wilde --
Hunters and gatherers. A map of motives --
Collecting as autobiography --
The Victorian maecenas --
Movers and shakers. Founders --
Buttresses for the establishment --
The perspiring philistine on trial --
Modernism. A profusion of alternatives --
Modernists vs. modernists --
Causes adn effects --
Against the need for probability.
Responsibility: Peter Gay.

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