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Being Bourgeois: The Rise of Aesthetic Individuality

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of aesthetic individuality in Paris, France during the late nineteenth century. It explains that the rise of the market as an aesthetic arena for individual actors ... More


Marketplace Modernism: Reinventing the Chic Parisienne

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter evaluates the influence of marketplace modernism on the reinvention of the chic Parisienne in France. It describes the commodification of chic and suggests that though marketplace ... More


Anything Goes?

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses prevailing sentiments and ideas about the Venetian carnival and the masks. For some, the Venetian carnival was“the other side of life, the counterpart of social segregation and ... More


Pauline Craven’s Holy Family: Writing the Modern Saint

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores Pauline Craven's response to the dilemma of choosing between obligation and independence by focusing on her memoir, Le Récit d'une sœur. Craven was a close friend of Charles de ... More


Introduction

James G. Mansell

in The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040672
eISBN:
9780252099113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040672.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter outlines what early twentieth-century Britons meant when they referred to their “age of noise”. It situates the book in the field of sound studies and especially historical ... More


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