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By Elizabeth Outka

ISBN-10: 0195372697

ISBN-13: 9780195372694

ISBN-10: 0199921849

ISBN-13: 9780199921843

In an remarkable phenomenon that swept throughout Britain on the flip of the 19th century, writers, advertisers, and designers started to create and promote pictures of an actual cultural realm sarcastically thought of open air undefined. Such photos have been positioned in nostalgic images of an idyllic, pre-industrial earlier, in supposedly unique gadgets now not derived from earlier traditions, and within the perfect of a purified aesthetic that would be separated from the mass marketplace. offering a full of life, distinct examine of what she phrases the "commodified authentic," Elizabeth Outka explores this important yet missed improvement within the background of modernity with a piercing examine patron tradition and the selling of authenticity in past due 19th- and early twentieth-century Britain.

The ebook brings jointly a variety of cultural assets, from the version cities of Bournville, Port sun, and Letchworth; to the structure of Edwin Lutyens and Selfridges division shop; to paintings by means of authors corresponding to Bernard Shaw, E. M. Forster, Henry James, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf.

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