GSCHNITZER, H: Tiroler Bauernhofe (The Museum of Tyrolean Farms)

Gschnitzer, Hans; Mantl, Heinz; Mantl, Helmut. Tiroler Bauernhofe (The Museum of Tyrolean Farms). Kramsach-Mosen, 1984. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30650) $15.00

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Text in German. The Museum of Tyrolean Farms (German: Museum Tiroler Bauernhofe) is an open-air museum in Kramsach, Austria founded in 1974 with the aim of transporting farmhouses and equipment to a site and rebuilding them there.

BRAIN, R: The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siecle Europe

Brain, Robert. The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siecle Europe. University of Washington Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780295993218. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30636) $32.00

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Traces the origins of artistic modernism to specific technologies of perception developed in late-nineteenth-century laboratories. Brain argues that the thriving fin-de-si├Ęcle field of “physiological aesthetics,” which sought physiological explanations for the capacity to appreciate beauty and art, changed the way poets, artists, and musicians worked and brought a dramatic transformation to the idea of art itself.

Black and white illustrations throughout. 348p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

BENSTOCK, S: Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940

Book Cover. Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940Benstock, Shari (editor). Women of the Left Bank: Paris 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1997. ISBN: 0292790406. Unmarked text. Some crinkling of cover lamination. Very Good. Paperback. (#30628) $14.00

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Explores the work of two dozen women, including Djuna Barnes, Sylvia Beach, Kay Boyle, Colette, Anais Nin, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and others. Index. 518p.

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