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Architecture and Modern Literature by David Anton Spurr

By David Anton Spurr

Architecture and glossy Literature explores the illustration and interpretation of architectural area in smooth literature from the early 19th century to the current, with the purpose of unveiling how literary construction and architectural building are comparable as cultural kinds 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 creation to the rising interdisciplinary research of structure and literature. David Spurr addresses a extensive diversity of fabric, together with literary, severe, and philosophical works in English, French, and German, and proposes a brand new historic and theoretical assessment of this zone, within which sleek sorts of "meaning" in structure and literature are on the topic of the discourses of being, living, and homelessness.

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