The Resource Knossos and the prophets of modernism, Cathy Gere

Knossos and the prophets of modernism, Cathy Gere

Label
Knossos and the prophets of modernism
Title
Knossos and the prophets of modernism
Statement of responsibility
Cathy Gere
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the spring of 1900, British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching questions about human history, art, and culture. Over the next three decades, Evans engaged in an unprecedented reconstruction project, creating a complex of concrete buildings on the site that owed at least as much to modernist architecture as they did to Bronze Age remains. In the process, he fired the imaginations of a whole generation of intellectuals and artists, whose work would drive movements as
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
939/.18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DF261.K55
LC item number
G47 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Knossos and the prophets of modernism, Cathy Gere
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-277) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birth of tragedy, 1822-1897 -- An archaeology of heroes -- A prophecy of tragedy -- Fascism's Greek prehistory -- What Ariadne is -- Stand-up tragedy, 1851-1899 -- The dry smell of time -- Eastern questions -- The road to the labyrinth -- Greek defeat -- Reconstructing the nation -- Ariadne's lament, 1900-1913 -- Ariadne's throne -- The great Cretan mother -- Ariadne's dancing floor -- The making of a goddess -- The Villa Ariadne -- Cretan victory -- Ariadne in Chirico city -- The concrete labyrinth, 1914-1935 -- The throne room complex -- Captain of the blacks -- Court ladies -- Priest-king and cowgirls -- Lost boys -- The lady of sports -- The magic ring -- The psyche element -- Little souls -- Psyche's labyrinth, 1919-1941 -- Mythical method -- The decline of Crete -- Achilles' shield -- Freudian archaeology -- Psyche's muse -- Crete on the couch -- The battle of Crete -- The rebirth of comedy, 1942-1949 -- Psyche reborn -- Paradise before Eve -- Psyche rewritten -- The consort -- New Crete -- The birth of farce, 1950-2000 -- Romantic revivals -- The white goddess -- Black Athena -- The road back to war
Control code
ocn664571193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226289557
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612775734
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
277573
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36504919
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)664571193
  • acaebk0226289532

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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