Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider
W. W. Norton & Company, 17 dec. 2001 - 205 pagina's
A seminal work as melodious and haunting as the era it chronicles.
First published in 1968, Weimar Culture is one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's distinguished career. A study of German culture between the two wars, the book brilliantly traces the rise of the artistic, literary, and musical culture that bloomed ever so briefly in the 1920s amid the chaos of Germany's tenuous post-World War I democracy, and crashed violently in the wake of Hitler's rise to power. Despite the ephemeral nature of the Weimar democracy, the influence of its culture was profound and far-reaching, ushering in a modern sensibility in the arts that dominated Western culture for most of the twentieth century. Vivid and eminently readable, Weimar Culture is the finest introduction for the casual reader and historian alike.
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Peter Gay is careful to position Weimar Culture as an essay and nothing more: "I have not written the complete history of the Weimar Renaissance, though one day I plan to write it." [xiv] Still he ... Volledige recensie lezen
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A study of the cultural history of the German Wiemar Republic from 1999 to 1933. Gay is more interested in the literary and art scene than he is with politics, but it's not like the various plots and ... Volledige recensie lezen
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