Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

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Classicism is not a term we usually associate with the music, art, and literature of the 1920s, with their embrace of primitivism, expressionism, and experiment in general. But the broader current of modernism in fact produced a distinctive classical movement during the 1920s. Theodore Ziolkowski here provides a compelling account of this classical revival. Classicism of the early twentieth century was classical in two senses. First, its writers, artists, and musicians often took themes from Greek and Roman history and ...

Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226183985

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