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Modern Dwarfs on the Shoulders of Ancient Giants
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Five Faces of Modernity: Modernism, Avant-garde, Decadence, Kitsch ...
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Adorno aesthetic ancients antiquity appears artistic avant bad taste Baudelaire Baudelaire's beauty become bourgeois Bourget cadence characterized Christian concept of decadence consciousness Constantin Guys contemporary context crisis criticism critique cubism cult decadentism decadentismo dialectical distinction essay essentially fact France Frankfurt School French garde German Goncourt brothers Hermann Broch Hispanic Ibid idea of modernity ideal ideology imagination implied insofar intellectual kitsch Leslie Fiedler literary literature Marx Marxist mass culture means metaphor modernismo modernist Modernist Poetry modernity's moral movement nature neoclassical Nietzsche Nietzsche's nineteenth century Nisard notion Oeuvres completes original paradox Paris passage period philosophical poet poetic poetry political postmodernism progress radical rejection Renaissance ressentiment revolutionary romantic romanticism Saint-Simon sense social socialist realism society specifically Stendhal style term avant-garde terminological Theophile Gautier theory tion tradition trans utopian Victor Hugo Wagner Western whole word writes York