Architecture and Modern Literature by David Anton Spurr

By David Anton Spurr

Architecture and smooth Literature explores the illustration and interpretation of architectural area in glossy literature from the early 19th century to the current, with the purpose of unveiling how literary creation and architectural building are similar as cultural types within the ancient context of modernity. In addressing this topic, it additionally examines the bigger questions of the relation among literature and structure and the level to which those arts outline each other within the social and philosophical contexts of modernity. Architecture and sleek Literature will function a foundational advent to the rising interdisciplinary learn of structure and literature. David Spurr addresses a extensive variety of fabric, together with literary, severe, and philosophical works in English, French, and German, and proposes a brand new old and theoretical assessment of this quarter, during which glossy varieties of "meaning" in structure and literature are with regards to the discourses of being, residing, and homelessness.

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