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Modernism By Peter Gay

Modernism by Peter Gay

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Rich, learned, briskly written, maddening yet necessary study.-Lee Siegel, New York Times Book Review

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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy by Peter Gay

Peter Gay explores the shocking modernist rebellion that, beginning in the 1840s, transformed art, literature, music, and film. Modernism presents a thrilling pageant of heretics that includes Oscar Wilde, Pablo Picasso, D. W. Griffiths, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, Walter Gropius, Arnold Schoenberg, and (of course!) Andy Warhol.

Modernism Reviews

It's done so gracefully, and engagingly, that even as I raced to finish before our interview, I couldn't make myself skim. -- Katie Bolick - Boston Globe
A masterful work of cultural history . . . and it's truly a pleasure to read. -- Mia Fineman - Slate
A sweeping survey . . . offering shrewd analyses. -- William Grimes - The New York Times
Peter Gay is perhaps our leading historian of culture and ideas. -- Tim Rutten - Los Angeles Times
An ambitious survey . . . [by] a superior popularizer. -- Michael Dirda - Washington Post

About Peter Gay

Peter Gay (1923-2015) was the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time.

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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy by Peter Gay
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