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Description - Byzantium Rediscovered by J. B. Bullen

This book is the first to investigate a fascinating and important yet relatively unfamiliar subject: the revival of interest in the Byzantine style of architecture and decoration in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Byzantine Revival was always a minority cult that attracted outsiders, visionaries and extremists, and Barrie Bullen's original and scholarly narrative tells a vivid and entertaining story of the colourful figures in Germany, Austria, France, Britain and America who rediscovered Byzantium and reinterpreted its style to promote widely differing aims.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714846385
ISBN-10: 0714846384
Format: Paperback
(290mm x 250mm x 22mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J. B. Bullen

B Bullen is Professor of English at the University of Reading. He has a long-standing interest in interdisciplinary studies, and his books include The Expressive Eye: Vision and Perception in the Work of Thomas Hardy (1986), The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing (1995) and The Pre-Raphaelite Body: Fear and Desire in Painting, Poetry and Criticism (1998)

Books By J. B. Bullen

Continental Crosscurrents by J. B. Bullen
Hardback, August 2005
Byzantium Rediscovered by J. B. Bullen
Hardback, October 2003
Pre-Raphaelite Body by J. B. Bullen
Hardback, January 1998