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No place of grace : antimodernism and the transformation of American culture, 1880-1920

T. J. Jackson Lears 1947-

New York : Pantheon Books ©1981

Available at GSU Library Atlanta  Atlanta Library North 5  (E169.1 .L48 )()

  • Title:
    No place of grace : antimodernism and the transformation of American culture, 1880-1920
  • Author: T. J. Jackson Lears 1947-
  • Subjects: Civilization; Intellectual life; United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918; United States -- Intellectual life; United States; 1865-1918
  • Contents: Roots of antimodernism : the crisis of cultural authority during the late nineteenth century. A pattern of evasive banality : official modern culture in industrial America ; A social crisis : the republican tradition and the radical specter ; Unreal city : social science, secularization, and the emergence of weightlessness ; A psychic crisis : neurasthenia and the emergence of a therapeutic world view -- The figure of the artisan : arts and crafts ideology. Origins of the American craft revival : persons and perceptions ; Revitalization and transformation in arts and crafts ideology : the simple life, aestheticism, educational reform ; Reversing antimodernism : the factory, the market, and the process of rationalization ; The fate of the craft ideal -- The destructive element : modern commercial society and the martial ideal. From domestic realism to "real life" ; Class, race, and the worship of force ; The psychological uses of the martial ideal : the cult of experience and the quest for authentic selfhood ; The psychological uses of the martial ideal : Guiney, Norris, Adams -- The morning of belief : medieval mentalities in a modern world. The image of childhood and the childhood of the race ; Medieval sincerity : genteel and robust ; Medieval vitality : the erotic union of sacred and profane ; The medieval unconscious : therapy and protest -- The religion of beauty : Catholic forms and American consciousness. The rise of Catholic taste : cultural authority and personal regeneration ; Art, ritual, and belief : the Protestant dilemma ; American Anglo-Catholicism : legitimation and protest ; The poles of Anglicanism : Cram and Scudder -- From patriarchy to nirvana : patterns of ambivalence. The problem of Victorian ambivalence : sources and solutions ; The lotus and the father : Bigelow, Lowell, Lodge : William Sturgis Bigelow ; Percival Lowell ; George Cabot Lodge ; Aesthetic Catholicism and "feminine" values: Norton, Hall, Brooks: Charles Eliot Norton ; G. Stanley Hall ; Van Wyck Brooks -- From filial loyalty to religious protest : Henry Adams. Early manhood : the meandering track of the family go-cart ; Husband, historian, novelist : Adam's crisis of generativity ; The antimodern quest : from Niagara to the virgin ; Between father and mother, I : the virgin, the dynamo, and the angelic doctor ; Between father and mother, II : the antimodern modernis --
  • Edition: 1st ed..
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books
  • Creation Date: ©1981
  • Physical Description: xx, 375 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0394508165;ISBN9780394508160
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 07460271
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910102563402931
  • IZ MMS ID: 995172673402952

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