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Modernity and bourgeois life

Jerrold E. Seigel

Modernity and bourgeois life

society, politics, and culture in England, France and Germany since 1750

by Jerrold E. Seigel

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle class,
  • History,
  • Modern Civilization,
  • HISTORY / Europe / General,
  • Social classes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJerrold Seigel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT690.E73 S57 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150586M
    ISBN 109781107018105, 9781107666788
    LC Control Number2011049200

    In an exclusive interview, Professor Jerrold Seigel of New York University talks about his ambitious and highly original new book, ‘Modernity and Bourgeois Life’, which offers a panoramic view of the ties between modernity and bourgeois life in Western Europe.. What inspired you to research this subject? I’ve long thought that making sense of the relationship between modernity and. This book assembles a body of print and performance concerned with the misfortunes of the middling sort, arguing that these works negotiated tragedy’s vexed relationship to ordinary life. This “bourgeois and domestic tragedy” imagined a particularly modern sort of affliction, an “ordinary suffering” divested of the sorts of meanings, rhetorics, and affective resonances once deployed Author: Alex Eric Hernandez.

    The Women of Modernity, the Gendering of Modernity: Bonnie Smith, for example, author of the book Ladies of the Leisure Class, applies a Marxist understanding of the specialization of labor to her study of the bourgeois women of the nineteenth century Nord, the region along the France-Belgium border. Smith argues that because.   "Whether you are a lover of modernity or a pre-modern or post-modern critic, this is a book that will engage, enlighten, and provoke you. The chapters are free-standing essays, but they add up to an important argument—and they are at the same time intellectual fun, of a very high order."—Michael Walzer, Institute for Advanced Study.

    What is largely absent in Marx’s analysis is the detailed investigation of the phenomenal forms, of “the daily traffic of bourgeois life”, of “the movement which proceeds on the surface of the bourgeois world”, of how individuals actually experience modernity in everyday by: 3.   Modernism and modernity are two quite distinct, though related phenomena. Your question opens many fields of exploration and cannot be given a simple answer. Modernism, arising during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was a more o.


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