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Author Hanák, Péter.
Title The Garden and the Workshop : Essays on the Cultural History of Vienna and Budapest.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.

Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Subject Vienna (Austria) -- Civilization.
Budapest (Hungary) -- Civilization.
Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life.
Budapest (Hungary) -- Intellectual life.
Description 1 online resource (274 pages).
Contents List of Illustrations ; Foreword ; Acknowledgments ; Introductory Reflections on Cultural History ; CHAPTER ONE ; Urbanization and Civilization: Vienna and Budapest in the Nineteenth Century ; CHAPTER TWO ; The Image of the Germans and the Jews in the Hungarian Mirror of the Nineteenth Century ; CHAPTER THREE ; The Garden and the Workshop: Reflections on Fin-De-Siècle Culture in Vienna and Budapest ; CHAPTER FOUR ; The Alienation of Death in Budapest and Vienna at the Turn of the Century ; CHAPTER FIVE ; The Start of Endre Ady's Literary Career (1903-1905) ; CHAPTER SIX.
The Cultural Role of the Vienna-Budapest Operetta CHAPTER SEVEN; Social Marginality and Cultural Creativity in Vienna and Budapest (1890-1914); EIGHT ; Vox Populi: Intercepted Letters in the First World War ; Notes ; Index.
Summary A century ago, Vienna and Budapest were the capital cities of the western and eastern halves of the increasingly unstable Austro-Hungarian empire and scenes of intense cultural activity. Vienna was home to such figures as Sigmund Freud, Gustav Klimt, and Hugo von Hofmannsthal; Budapest produced such luminaries as Béla Bartók, Georg Lukács, and Michael and Karl Polanyi. However, as Péter Hanák shows in these vignettes of Fin-de-Siécle life, the intellectual and artistic vibrancy common to the two cities emerged from deeply different civic cultures. Hanák surveys the urban development o.
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ISBN 9781400864836 (electronic bk.)
1400864836 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 884012568
Additional Format Print version: Hanák, Péter. Garden and the Workshop : Essays on the Cultural History of Vienna and Budapest. Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014