This book looks at the rise in Pevsneras standing at the BBC, at what he was admired for, and at the circumstances surrounding his being commissioned, in the mid-1950s, to give the first series of Reith Lectures on an arts subject. It also documents the unravelling of Pevsner's reputation, showing how he was caught between changing fashions in media culture and doubts about the safety of his ideas, both within the BBC and, externally, by British conservatives who found him too radical and American radicals who found him too conservative.Pevsner, by contrast, had been passionately patriotic during and after the war, in a way that few of his english peers were. ... and over the next eighteen months the two boys fought each other in a contest that was more about them than her. ... 15 see adam Bisno, a#39;stefan Georgea#39;s homoerotic erlApsungsreligion, 1891a1907a#39; and other essays in Lane and ruehl 2011; ... DiMassa, a#39;stefan George, Thomas Mann, and the Politics of homoeroticisma#39;, German Quarterly, lxxxvi (2013), 311a 33.
|Title||:||Pevsner: The BBC Years|
|Author||:||Mr Stephen Games|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-08-28|