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Rites of Spring

The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

by Modris Eksteins

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Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468757M
ISBN 100395937582
ISBN 109780395937587

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A rare and remarkable cultural history of World War I that unearths the roots of modernism. Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the origins, impact, and aftermath of World War I, from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring into the death of Hitler in Rites of Spring book that The Great War was the psychological turning point for/5.

Thus, Rites of Spring is not a book about the absurdity of the existence, but a book about the human existence facing the dilemma of choosing between blind options; blind because the consequences are always hard to grasp. The IWW was the end of an era and the begininng of another. The bridge between the two banks took a heavy by: Thus, Rites of Spring is not a book about the absurdity of the existence, but a book about the human existence facing the dilemma of choosing between blind options; blind because the consequences are always hard to grasp.

The IWW was the end of an era and the begininng of another. The bridge between the two banks took a heavy toll/5(). by Modris Eksteins. Houghton Mifflin. $ The Modern World: Ten Great Writers. by Malcolm Bradbury. Viking. $ “This is a book about death and destruction,” Modris Eksteins tells the reader in his preface to Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age.

For Eksteins, modern consciousness was born. Rites of Spring The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age By Modris Eksteins Illustrated.

pages. A Peter Davison Book/Houghton Mifflin Company. $ Modris Eksteins’s nonfiction book, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age, takes its title from a scandalous Russian ballet. Critics believed that the ballet’s complex, atonal score, stomping choreography, and the feature of a virginal sacrifice mocked classical ballet conventions.

The Rites of Spring book unveils a pre-war world of German industrialization and avant-garde art, discusses the disillusionment of an unending Having read and enjoyed Paul Fussel's The Great War and Modern Memory I came to Modris Eksteins’ The Rites Of Spring and discovered another great work of cultural history that both augmented and complemented Fussel's /5(30).

Rites of Spring by Sandra Kitt Nothing could prepare her for the rites of spring As a classical ballet dancer, Monica Hamlin faced the abrupt injury-caused end of her career with great fear.

She had counted on her income from a New York City dance troupe to help finance her younger sister's training at the world's finest ballet academy/5(8). NOTES FOR READING. MODRIS EKSTEINS, RITES OF SPRING. Eksteins’ book is an older study – almost twenty years now – but is so important because, in addition to describing the admitted horrors of the war, it sets the event in a broad cultural context.

It is also invaluable in linking the two great European wars – in fact, the second. Dazzling in its originality, witty and perceptive in unearthing patterns of behavior that history has erased, RITES OF SPRING probes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of World War I -- from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring in to the death of Hitler in "The Great War," as Modris Eksteins writes, "was the psychological turning point for 4/5(10).

Preface Summary In the Preface to Rites of Spring, Modris Eksteins states that the book’s subject is “death and destruction”; however, the book is also about “becoming” and the great changes that can take place within human consciousness (xiii).

Eksteins titled his book after Igor Stravinsky’s “iconoclastic” ballet ofThe Rite of Spring, which [ ]. Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age Modris Eksteins, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (p) ISBN.

The Rite of Spring (Russian: Весна священная, romanized: Vesna svyashchennaya, lit. 'sacred spring'; French: Le Sacre du printemps) is a ballet and orchestral concert work by Russian composer Igor was written for the Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes company; the original choreography was by Vaslav Nijinsky with stage designs and Based on: Pagan myths.

Rites of spring by Modris Eksteins; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Civilization, Influence, Modern Civilization, Stravinsky, Igor, Rite of. “Rites of Spring” is an excellent book which makes a compelling and valuable argument. It makes the reader question the preconceived ideas which we all have about our age.

The First World War is without a doubt the catalyst which has changed our world forever. A rare and remarkable cultural history of World War I that unearths the roots of modernism Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the origins, impact, and aftermath of World War I, from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring in to the death of Hitler in Recognizing that “The Great War was the psychological turning point for /5(11).

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I don't know how old I was when I first started going to shows, maybe 14 or 15, but very quickly, I discovered Dischord Records in D.C. and loved all the music on that catalog. I was a big Rites of Spring fan, Minor Threat, of course. Rites of Spring, the Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age: Eksteins () starts his book by arguing that the First World War began as a clash between two great cultural ideas.

One was the conservative culture based on Enlightenment and Romantic ideals and represented mainly by England and France (Eksteins 49). Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by m odris ecksteins houghton mifflin (a peter davison book), pages, $ M odris Eksteins’ disturbing and fascinating book ranges between the Sergei Diaghilev-managed opening night performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring in Paris onand the suicide of Hitler in   Buy a cheap copy of Rites of Spring: The Great War and the book by Modris Eksteins.

A rare and remarkable cultural history of World War I that unearths the roots of modernism Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the Cited by: Rites of Spring is a remarkable and rare work, a cultural history that redefines the way we look at our past and toward our future doers, and subjects for the pleasure and purposes of men, rather than important agents and actors in the war.

Ok, the book was written 20 years ago, and the wider-spread recognition of women as wholesome parts.