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Harris, Alexandra, 1981-
Romantic moderns : English writers, artists and the imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper / Alexandra Harris
New York : Thames & Hudson, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR65 .H33 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Physical Description 320 p. : ill. (chiefly col) ; 24 cm
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 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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-313) and index

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