By Theodore Ziolkowski
In Classicism of the Twenties, Theodore Ziolkowski deals a compelling account of that stream. Giving equivalent cognizance to track, paintings, and literature, and focusing particularly at the works of Stravinsky, Picasso, and T. S. Eliot, he exhibits how the flip to classicism manifested itself. In response either to the excesses of neoromanticism and early modernism and to the horrors of global warfare I—and with respectful detachment—artists, writers, and composers tailored topics and varieties from the earlier and attempted to imbue their very own works with the values of simplicity and order that epitomized previous classicisms.
By determining parts universal to all 3 arts, and thoroughly situating classicism in the broader sweep of modernist hobbies, Ziolkowski offers a refreshingly unique view of the cultural lifetime of the 1920s.
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Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature by Theodore Ziolkowski