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The Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century

By: McLeish, Kenneth

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Viking Penguin: 1985

Seller ID: 002025

ISBN: 0670801275

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

This book opens up the perspective and gives insight into the twentieth century in arts. Kenneth McLeish takes, in turn, the arts of Architecture, Fiction and Poetry, Film, Music, Painting and Sculpture, and Theatre, and describes more clearly and untechnically what's been happening inthe last hundred years, who the finest practitioners are and what they did. The bulk of the book consists of alphabetical articles on 800 of the dentury's greatest creative figures - the range is from Picasso, Sartre, Le CorBusier, Bergman and Stravinsky to Gershwin, Ben Travers, John Ford and P. G. Wodehouse - a... View more info