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Author Saler, Michael T., 1960-
Title The avant-garde in interwar England : medieval modernism and the London underground / Michael T. Saler.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Author Saler, Michael T., 1960-
Series OUP E-Books.
Subject Modernism (Art) -- England.
Art, English -- 20th century.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-233) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1 Framing the Picture; 2 A "Warrior of the Kingdom": Frank Pick's City of Dreams, 1878-1915; 3 Making It New: Modernism and the North of England; 4 Morris, the Machine, and Modernism, 1915-1934; 5 The Earthly Paradise of the London Underground; 6 Educating the Consumer; 7 The Return of the Bathing Beauties, 1936-1941; 8 The Demise of Medieval Modernism; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary This text addresses modernism's ties to tradition, commerce, nationalism and spirituality through an analysis of the assimilation of visual modernism in England between 1910 and 1939. Specifically, the book explores the life of Frank Pick, managing director of the London Underground.
ISBN 9780198028123 (electronic bk.)
0198028121 (electronic bk.)
9780195119664 (Cloth)
0195119665 (Cloth)
OCLC # 60315505
Additional Format Print version: Saler, Michael T., 1960- Avant-garde in interwar England. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999 0195119665 (DLC) 98010996 (OCoLC)38295223

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