The Viennese Café and Fin-de-Siècle Culture by Charlotte Ashby

The Viennese Café and Fin-de-Siècle Culture

byCharlotte Ashby, Tag Gronberg, Simon Shaw-Miller

Kobo ebook | January 30, 2013

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The Viennese café was a key site of urban modernity around 1900. In the rapidly growing city it functioned simultaneously as home and workplace, affording opportunities for both leisure and intellectual exchange. This volume explores the nature and function of the coffeehouse in the social, cultural, and political world of fin-de-siècle Vienna. Just as the café served as a creative meeting place within the city, so this volume initiates conversations between different disciplines focusing on Vienna at the beginning of the twentieth century. Contributions are drawn from the fields of social and cultural history, literary studies, Jewish studies and art, and architectural and design history. A fresh perspective is also provided by a selection of comparative articles exploring coffeehouse culture elsewhere in Eastern Europe.

Title:The Viennese Café and Fin-de-Siècle CultureFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 30, 2013Publisher:BERGHAHN BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0857457659

ISBN - 13:9780857457653

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