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- DescriptionThis collection of essays uses the framework of journeys in order to highlight the diverse artistic, cultural, and medical responses to a peculiarly Viennese anxiety about the madness of modern times. The travelers of these journeys vary from patients to doctors, artists to writers, architects to composers, and royalty to tourists...
- Author BiographyGemma Blackshaw is Reader in Art History at Plymouth University. She is currently working on a Leverhulme-funded book on portraiture in Vienna circa 1900. She co-curated the exhibition, Madness and Modernity: Art, Architecture and Mental Illness in Vienna 1900 (London and Vienna, 2009-10) and co-edited the catalogue of the same name. Sabine Wieber is Lecturer in Art History at the University of Glasgow. She has published on German and Austrian design culture, German national identity, and constructions of gender in Vienna circa 1900. She co-curated the exhibition, Madness and Modernity: Art, Architecture and Mental Illness in Vienna 1900 (Vienna, 2010).
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication20/07/2012
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitleAustrian and Habsburg Studies
- Series Part/Volume Number14
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight469 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byGemma Blackshaw,Sabine Wieber
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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