Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper - Alexandra Harris

Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

Alexandra Harris

Book Summary

In the 1930s and 1940s, while the battles for modern art and modern society were being fought in Paris and Spain, it seemed to some a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops.Alexandra Harris tells a different story: eclectically, passionately,wittily, urgently, English artists were exploring what it mean

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