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Author Harris, Alexandra, 1981-

Title Romantic moderns : English writers, artists and the imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper / Alexandra Harris

Publ Info New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010
 RWU Main Library  NX543 .H33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  NX543 .H33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  NX543 .H33 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Prologue : in England -- Ancient and modern -- Concrete and curlicues -- A Georgian revival -- Victoriana -- From purity to a pageant -- A break for refreshments -- The canon revised -- The weather forecast -- Village life -- Parish news -- Variations on a view -- An hour in the garden -- Dreaming of Manderley -- House building -- Literary architecture -- Afterword : new maps
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-313) and index
Alexandra Harris presents a confident case for the interest and importance of the English arts during the Modern period. She examines the work of writers, painters, gardeners, architects, critics and composers, some well known and some almost forgotten
LC subject English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Romanticism in art
Modernism (Art)
Modernism (Literature)
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780500251713