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April in Paris : theatricality, modernism, and politics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo

Author: Irene Rima Makaryk
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
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"Attracting over fifteen million visitors, the 1925 Paris Expo had an ambitious goal to create a new modernist style which would reflect the great scientific, industrial, and technological advances that produced a new spirit known as "modern." In April in Paris, author Irena R. Makaryk explores the theatre arts' vital cultural and political impact at this celebrated international exhibition. Drawing extensively from  Read more...
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MAKARYK, IRENA.
APRIL IN PARIS.
[Place of publication not identified] : UNIV OF TORONTO PRESS, 2018
(OCoLC)1005109904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Rima Makaryk
ISBN: 9781487518585 1487518587
OCLC Number: 1066115391
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note to the Reader on Transliteration; Introduction. April in Paris 1925: "as important as the Renaissance"; 1 Theatricalizing the City: Space, Modernism, and the Paris Expo; 2 April in Paris 1925: Staging the New Spirit; 3 Conquering Space: The Soviets in Paris; 4 Great Expectations: Space and Theatre Arts; 5 Trial by Space: Incarnating the Revolution; 6 Battling Traditional Space: Bringing Modernism from Paris to New York; 7 Transformative Space: Into the Future; Notes; Works Cited; Index.
Responsibility: Irena R. Makaryk.
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