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Knossos and the prophets of modernism

Cathy Gere

Knossos and the prophets of modernism

by Cathy Gere

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evans, Arthur, -- Sir, -- 1851-1941,
  • Palace of Knossos (Knossos),
  • Arts -- 20th century -- Greek influences,
  • Modernism (Aesthetics),
  • Archaeology and art,
  • Archaeology -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCathy Gere.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF261.K55 G47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22843226M
    ISBN 100226289532
    ISBN 109780226289533
    LC Control Number2008053986

    Get this from a library! Knossos and the prophets of modernism. [Cathy Gere] -- In the spring of , British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching. Get this from a library! Knossos & the prophets of modernism. [Cathy Gere] -- "In the spring of , British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching.

      “Knossos and The Prophets of Modernism” by Cathy Gere: A Review. Posted on Janu by Bruce Bryant-Scott. Just after Christmas my family and I visited Knossos in Greece. After seeing Sir Arthur Evans’s reconstruction I was curious about the thinking and evidence behind it. This book was available for download, so I bought it. In the spring of , British archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching questions about human history, art, and culture. This book relates the story of Evans's excavation and its long-term effects on Western culture. After the World War I left the Author: Cathy Gere.

    Review of Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism. Cathy Gere. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. With Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Cathy Gere relates the fascinating story of Evansâ s excavation and its long-term effects on Western culture. the Basic Book Service announced as Author: Cathy Gere.


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This is the introduction to my second book, Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Chicago, It explores the twentieth-century excavation, reconstruction and reception of the Bronze Age Palace of Knossos, showing the extent to which an ancient. To my luck, this book was released shortly before my planned vacation in Crete, site-not-to-be-missed being Knossos.

The archeological museum was being renovated with only highlights on display. To my relief, the site was not as "restored" as the book might suggest.

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In the spring ofBritish archaeologist Arthur Evans began to excavate the palace of Knossos on Crete, bringing ancient Greek legends to life just as a new century dawned amid far-reaching questions about human history, art, and culture. With Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Cathy Gere relates the fascinating story of Evans’s excavation and its long-term 4/5(1).

With Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, Cathy Gere relates the fascinating story of Evans’s excavation and its long-term effects on Western culture.

After the World War I left the Enlightenment dream in tatters, the lost paradise that Evans offered in the concrete labyrinth—pacifist and matriarchal, pagan and cosmic—seemed to offer a /5(14).

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Cathy Gere, Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism. In short, Chapter 1 presents Schliemann and Nietzsche as two of the great modernist prophets linked to Knossos, because their works and appropriation by racial theorists in Germany (e.g.

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Ancient. Cathy Gere is an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego, and the author of The Tomb of Agamemnon. She applied the “Page 99 Test” to her new book, Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism, and reported the following: The book is about how an eccentric cast of modernist artists and thinkers responded to the excavation and .