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The Resource Housing the new Romans : architectural reception and classical style in the modern world, edited by Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis

Housing the new Romans : architectural reception and classical style in the modern world, edited by Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis

Label
Housing the new Romans : architectural reception and classical style in the modern world
Title
Housing the new Romans
Title remainder
architectural reception and classical style in the modern world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis
Title variation
Architectural reception and classical style in the modern world
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In the last twenty years, reception studies have significantly enhanced our understanding of the ways in which Classics has shaped modern Western culture, but very little attention has been directed toward the reception of classical architecture. Housing the New Romans: Architectual Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World addresses this gap by investigating ways in which appropriation and allusion facilitated the reception of Classical Greece and Rome through the requisition and redeployment of classicizing tropes to create neo-Antique sites of "dwelling" in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The volume, across nine essays, will cover both European and American iterations of place making, including Sir John Soanes' house in London, the Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris, and the Getty Villa in California. By focusing on structures and places that are oriented towards private life-houses, hotels, clubs, tombs, and gardens-the volume directs the critical gaze towards diverse and complex sites of curatorial self-fashioning. The goal of the volume is to provide a multiplicity of interpretative frameworks (e.g. object-agency enchantment, hyperreality, memory-infrastructure) that may be applied to the study of architectural reception. This critical approach makes Housing the New Romans the first work of its kind in the emerging field of architectural and landscape reception studies and in the hitherto textually dominated field of classical reception." -- provided by the publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
724.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA600
LC item number
.H68 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stackelberg, Katharine T. von
  • Macaulay-Lewis, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture)
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Classical
  • Architecture, Ancient
  • Antike
  • Architektur
  • Rezeption
  • Neuklassizismus
  • Innenarchitektur
Label
Housing the new Romans : architectural reception and classical style in the modern world, edited by Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: architectural reception and the neo-antique / Katherine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis -- (Re)presenting Romanitas at Sir John Soane's house and villa / Ann Kuttner -- The Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the dynamics of stylistic transformation / Caroline van Eck and Miguel John Versluys -- The history of human habitation: ancient domestic architecture in nineteenth-century Europe / Shelley Hales -- Domestic interiors, national concerns: the pompeian style in the United States / Marden Fitzpatrick Nichols -- The impossible exedra: engineering contemplation and conviviality in turn-of-the-century America / Melody Barnett Deusner -- Entombing antiquity: a new consideration of Classical and Egyptian appropriation in the funerary architecture of Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City / Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis -- Reconsidering hyperreality: "Roman" houses and their gardens / Katharine T. von Stackelberg -- New Romans, new directions / Katherine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis
Control code
986236972
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780190272333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)986236972
Label
Housing the new Romans : architectural reception and classical style in the modern world, edited by Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: architectural reception and the neo-antique / Katherine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis -- (Re)presenting Romanitas at Sir John Soane's house and villa / Ann Kuttner -- The Hôtel de Beauharnais in Paris: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the dynamics of stylistic transformation / Caroline van Eck and Miguel John Versluys -- The history of human habitation: ancient domestic architecture in nineteenth-century Europe / Shelley Hales -- Domestic interiors, national concerns: the pompeian style in the United States / Marden Fitzpatrick Nichols -- The impossible exedra: engineering contemplation and conviviality in turn-of-the-century America / Melody Barnett Deusner -- Entombing antiquity: a new consideration of Classical and Egyptian appropriation in the funerary architecture of Woodlawn Cemetery, New York City / Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis -- Reconsidering hyperreality: "Roman" houses and their gardens / Katharine T. von Stackelberg -- New Romans, new directions / Katherine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis
Control code
986236972
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780190272333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)986236972

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