All that is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity

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Verso, 1983 - 383 pages
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The experience of modernization -- the dizzying social changes that swept millions of people into the capitalist world -- and modernism in art, literature and architecture are brilliantly integrated in this account.
  

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Review: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity

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I've known about this book for years; not many people seemed to have heard of it or read it, but those who had always spoke of it in glowing terms. Now I know what they meant--this book has changed ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity

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A. “All that is solid” in modern life “melts into air” 1. This is the central theme of this book. 2. Modern economy and its resulting culture annihilates everything that it creates (physical ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Preface
13
The Tragedy of Development
37
Marx Modernism
87
Innovative SelfDestruction
98
The Unaccommodated Man
105
The Metamorphosis of Values
111
Modernism in the Streets
131
The Modernism of Underdevelopment
173
Some Notes on
287
A Shout in the Street
312
Bringing It All Back Home
329
Notes
349
Index
371
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À propos de l'auteur (1983)

Marshall Berman is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at City College of New York and CCNY Graduate Center, where he teaches political theory and urban studies. He writes frequently for The Nation and The Village Voice, and serves on the editorial board of Dissent. He is the author of The Politics of Authenticity; All That Is Sold Melts into Air; and On the Town.

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