SLOVAK AND THE NEW ART
The works of Słowacki in the light of the views of modern aesthetics
A critical and comparative study
2nd ed. revised and completed
Warsaw 1904, Nakłada Gebethnera i Wolffa, Krakow G.Gebethner i spółka, str. 424, format 11.5x17.5cm
A famous book which is an ideological manifesto of modernists.
Includes chapters: Modernism and Romanticism, The essence and role of "mood", Psychological and aesthetic analysis of Słowacki's work, Słowacki and Wagner, Słowacki and modern painting, The relationship of form to content in Słowacki, The relationship of mysticism and symbolism in modern art and in Słowacki's poems, Individualism. Słowacki and Nietzsche, A glance at the evolution of modernism.
I. Matuszewski (1858-1919) - the most prominent literary critic of Young Poland, initially a follower of positivism gradually became a supporter and promoter of modernist art and literature.
HARDCOVER HALF LEATHERETTE OF THE PERIOD
BDB condition- insect mark on last pages, no damage to text