The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

Author: Justin Wintle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134021383

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 896

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A Who's Who of Western culture, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola... Containing four hundred essay-style entries, and covering the period from 1850 to the present, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture includes artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, sociologists, major political figures, composers, film-makers and many other culturally significant individuals and is thoroughly international in its purview. Next to Karl Marx is Bob Marley, with John Ruskin is Salman Rushdie, alongside Darwin is Luigi Dallapiccola, Deng Xiaoping rubs shoulders with Jacques Derrida as do Julia Kristeva and Kropotkin. With its global reach, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture provides a multi-voiced witness of the contemporary thinking world. The entries carry short bibliographies and there is thorough cross-referencing as well as an index of names and key terms.

The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

Author: Justin Wintle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134021390

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 892

View: 395

A Who's Who of Western culture, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola... Containing four hundred essay-style entries, and covering the period from 1850 to the present, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture includes artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, sociologists, major political figures, composers, film-makers and many other culturally significant individuals and is thoroughly international in its purview. Next to Karl Marx is Bob Marley, with John Ruskin is Salman Rushdie, alongside Darwin is Luigi Dallapiccola, Deng Xiaoping rubs shoulders with Jacques Derrida as do Julia Kristeva and Kropotkin. With its global reach, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture provides a multi-voiced witness of the contemporary thinking world. The entries carry short bibliographies and there is thorough cross-referencing as well as an index of names and key terms.

Makers of Modern Culture

Makers of Modern Culture

Author: Roland N. Stromberg

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015001250480

Category: Philosophy

Page: 129

View: 314

An examination of the lives of five giants in European intellectual history - Sigmund Freud, Albert Einstein, Ludwig Wittgenstein, James Joyce, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Each chapter concentrates on one of those figures, presenting a concise overview of his personal life and contributions, while striving to place that individual in the cultural milieu that shaped his development.

Makers of Modern Culture

Makers of Modern Culture

Author: Justin Wintle

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105118475578

Category: Biographies

Page: 632

View: 290

This volume provides lively and clearly written expositions of those figures who have done most to shape our views in the period since 1914. Music, cinema, drama, art, fiction, poetry and philosophy are just some of the fields covered