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cities, crowds, and masks of James Ensor

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Date Issued:
2007
Summary:
James Ensor's depictions of Belgian cities and their inhabitants offer a derisive critique of modern urban space, and the resulting societal transformations, that developed during the nineteenth century. His illustrations of the contemporary urban societies of Brussels and Ostend generally always include images of crowds and masks, elements which represent the horror and emptiness of the modern city.
Title: The cities, crowds, and masks of James Ensor: a critique of urbanization and modern city space.
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Name(s): Carney, Jeanette.
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Thesis
Issuance: multipart monograph
Date Issued: 2007
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Physical Form: electronic
electronic resource
Extent: iv, 63, [iv] leaves : ill.
Language(s): English
Summary: James Ensor's depictions of Belgian cities and their inhabitants offer a derisive critique of modern urban space, and the resulting societal transformations, that developed during the nineteenth century. His illustrations of the contemporary urban societies of Brussels and Ostend generally always include images of crowds and masks, elements which represent the horror and emptiness of the modern city.
Identifier: 301732759 (oclc), 41006 (digitool), FADT41006 (IID), fau:1473 (fedora)
Note(s): by Jeanette Carney.
Thesis (B.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, Honors College, 2007.
Bibliography: leaves [i-iv].
Electronic reproduction. Boca Raton, Fla., 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject(s): Ensor, James, 1860-1949
Modernism (Literature) -- Belgium
Sociology, Urban
Cities and towns -- Effect of technological innovations on
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