Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life offers a bold new assessment of the role of the domestic sphere in modernist literature, architecture, and design. Elegantly synthesizing modernist literature with architectural plans, room designs, and decorative art, Victoria Rosner's work explores the collaborations among modern British writers, interior designers, and architects in redefining the form, function, and meaning of middle-class private life. Drawing on a host of previously unexamined archival sources and works by figures such as E. M. Forster, Roger Fry, Oscar Wilde, James McNeill Whistler, and Virginia Woolf, Rosner highlights the participation of modernist literature in the creation of an experimental, embodied, and unstructured private life, which we continue to characterize as qmodern.qDespite the fact that I realize the moment I feel the hand feeling me that I have been chattering away about precisely ... I finally write the essayaaWomen and Love in Les Liaisons dangereuses: the Betrayal of Imagesaa and wait for the grade.
|Title||:||But Enough About Me|
|Author||:||Nancy K. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2012-08-14|