Entartung. 2 Volumes



Publisher: Carl Duncker
Place Published: Berlin
Condition: Very Good
Date Published: 1893

19.5 cm. viii, 427 and 506 pp. Cont. half leather and patterned boards, gilt spine titles. Binding rubbed along edges, paper a little tanned, old school library stamp on endpapers, but no other library markings. Vol. 1 is in the second edition [2. Auflage]. * In Entartung (Degeneration) Nordau attacks what he believed to be degenerate art and comments on the effects of a range of social phenomena of the period, such as rapid urbanization and its perceived effects on the human body. Nordau believed degeneration should be diagnosed as a mental illness because those who were deviant were sick and required therapy.

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