Defining Modernism
Baudelaire and Nietzsche on Romanticism, Modernity, Decadence, and Wagner
Gogröf-Voorhees, Andrea
2004, 201 S, Gb, (Lang)
Bestell-Nr. 142466

46,90 EUR

Defining Modernism investigates the intellectual connections among three leading nineteenth-century European modernists - Baudelaire, Nietzsche, and Richard Wagner. Through a close reading of Baudelaire's and Nietzsche's essays on art and culture, Wagner's role in the two writers' attempts to define the radically new concept of "modernism" is elucidated. Gogröf-Voorhees explores the affinity between the two writers, which emerges from a juxtaposition of their formulations of the idea of a fractured, contradictory modernity that at once embraces, scatters, and reevaluates an entire constellation of ideas, including romanticism, pessimism, decadence, and nihilism.
 

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