The Banquet Years: The Origins Of The Avant-garde In France, 1885 To World War I by Roger ShattuckThe Banquet Years: The Origins Of The Avant-garde In France, 1885 To World War I by Roger Shattuck

The Banquet Years: The Origins Of The Avant-garde In France, 1885 To World War I

byRoger Shattuck

Paperback | June 12, 1968

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The definitive chronicle of the origins of French avant-garde literature and art, Roger Shattuck's classic portrays the cultural bohemia of turn-of-the-century Paris who carried the arts into a period of renewal and accomplishment and laid the groundwork for Dadaism and Surrealism. Shattuck focuses on the careers of Alfred Jarry, Henri Rousseau, Erik Satie, and Guillaume Apollinaire, using the quartet as window into the era as he exploring a culture whose influence is at the very foundation of modern art.
Roger Shattuck was a scholar, writer and literary critic, best known for his studies on French literature, culture, and Proust. He was born in 1923, received his B.A. at Yale, and was appointed to the Society of Fellows at Harvard. He has been a recipient of both a Fulbright and a Guggenheim grant. He taught at Harvard, the University ...
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Title:The Banquet Years: The Origins Of The Avant-garde In France, 1885 To World War IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.23 × 4.51 × 0.98 inPublished:June 12, 1968Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394704150

ISBN - 13:9780394704159

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