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Dandysmus, poslední záblesk heroismu

Dandysmus, poslední záblesk heroismu

[Le Dandysme, le dernier éclat d’héroisme]

Schiffer, Daniel Salvatore

subjects: philosophy, sociology, anthropology and ethnography

paperback, 206 pp., 1. edition
translation: Lhotová, Alena
published: december 2012
ISBN: 978-80-246-2126-5
recommended price: 240 czk



The Czech translation of the book Le Dandysme, le dernier éclat d’héroisme by the French philosopher, literary critic and university professor, D. S. Schiffer, is a unique example of how such a classical theme may be brought up to date and presented anew. As the scholar writes, dandyism is everything but a dead phenomenon of a time long gone. It is not viewed as a closed stage of a romantic-modernist reaction to the bourgeois life and culture of the 19th century, but rather as a transferable idea whose permanent roots give sprout again in the present.