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Author Stackelberg, Katharine T. von.
Title Housing the New Romans : Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World / edited by Katharine T. Von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Subject Architecture, Roman -- 21st century.
Architecture, Roman -- 20th century.
Alt Name Macaulay-Lewis, Elizabeth.
Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Housing the New Romans; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Architectural Reception and the Neo-​Antique; Chapter 1 (Re)presenting Romanitas at Sir John Soane's House and Villa; Chapter 2 The Hotel de Beauharnais in Paris: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Dynamics of Stylistic Transformation; Chapter 3 The History of Human Habitation: Ancient Domestic Architecture in Nineteenth-​Century Europe; Chapter 4 Domestic Interiors, National Concerns: The Pompeian Style in the United States
Chapter 5 The Impossible Exedra: Engineering Contemplation and Conviviality in Turn-​of-​the-​Century AmericaChapter 6 Entombing Antiquity: A New Consideration of Classical and Egyptian Appropriation in the Funerary Architecture of Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City; Chapter 7 Reconsidering Hyperreality: "Roman" Houses and Their Gardens; Afterword: New Romans, New Directions; Bibliography; Index
Summary This volume of scholarly essays investigates how the reception of Classical Greece and Rome and ancient Egypt redeployed Classicizing and Egyptianizing tropes in the 19th and 20th Centuries to create a new cultural hybrid: the Neo-Antique ""dwelling.""
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 9 2017).
ISBN 9780190272340 (electronic bk.)
0190272341 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 988174792
Additional Format Print version: Von Stackelberg, Katharine T. Housing the New Romans : Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017