Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

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In the last twenty years, reception studies have significantly enhanced our understanding of the ways in which Classics has shaped modern Western culture, but very little attention has been directed toward the reception of classical architecture. Housing the New Romans: Architectual Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World addresses this gap by investigating ways in which appropriation and allusion facilitated the reception of Classical Greece and Rome through the requisition and redeployment of classicizing tropes ...

Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World 2017, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780190272333

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