The Resource Cretomania : modern desires for the Minoan past, edited by Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux

Cretomania : modern desires for the Minoan past, edited by Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux

Label
Cretomania : modern desires for the Minoan past
Title
Cretomania
Title remainder
modern desires for the Minoan past
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public. This is shown, among other things, by its appearance and uses in a variety of modern cultural practices: from the innovative dances of Sergei Diaghilev and Ted Shawn, to public and vernacular architecture, psychoanalysis, literature, sculpture, fashion designs, and even neo-pagan movements, to mention a few examples. Cretomania is the first volume entirely devoted to such modern responses to (and uses of) the Minoan past. Although not an exhaustive and systematic study of the reception of Minoan Crete, it offers a wide range of intriguing examples and represents an original contribution to an under-explored aspect of Minoan studies so far: the remarkable effects of Minoan Crete beyond the narrow boundaries of recondite archaeological research"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
939.1801
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DF221.C8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine studies
Series volume
volume 3
Label
Cretomania : modern desires for the Minoan past, edited by Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Nicoletta MOMIGLIANO -- Part 1. Cretomania and the built environment : conscious, unconscious, and coincidental allusions in modern architecture and reconstructions -- Orthochronicity and its (dis)contents : Cretomania and Frank Lloyd Wright / Donald PREZIOSI -- Identity and freedom : some observations on Minoan and contemporary Greek architecture / Dimitris PHILIPPIDES, Odysseas SGOUROUS -- The artistic reception of Minoan Crete in the period of Art Déco : the reconstruction of the palace at Knossos, and why Arthur Evans was right / Fritz BLAKOLMER -- Part 2. Cretomania in the visual and performing arts, and other cultural practices -- The Minoan woman as the oriental woman : Mariano Fortuny's Knossos scarves and Ruth St. Denis / Ilaria CALOI -- From Russia with love : Minoan Crete and the Russian silver age / Nicoletta MOMIGLIANO -- Lord of the dance : Ted Shawn's Gnossienne and its Minoan context / Christine MORRIS -- The ocean-liner Aramis : a voyage to the land of Minos and Art Deco / Anais BOUCHER -- Cretomania and neo-Paganism : the great Mother Goddess and gay male identity in the Minoan brotherhood / Bryan BURNS -- Part 3. Cretomania in literature : dialogues with Rhea Galanaki -- Minoans and the postmodern critique of national history : two novels by Rhea Galanaki / Roderick BEATON -- Rhea Galanaki's The century of the labyrinths : a dialogue between literature and archaeology that starts with Minos Kalokairinos / Katerina KOPAKA -- Growing up next door to Knossos and "the other Ariadne" / Rhea GALANAKI -- Afterword -- Afterthoughts / Michael FOTIADIS -- List of participants and abstracts
Control code
on1002007891
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages, 123 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351570794
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1018962
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37451704
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1002007891
  • pebc1351570781

Library Locations

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