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Unformatted text preview: B) Move away from faith in progress to uncertainty. C) Fin-de-siècle (end of a century, end of an era) captures this meaning VII) Civilization is in Decline A) Freud argues that bourgeois society is oppressive B) Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morals (1887) C) All accepted values are wrong D) Christianity is an ideal of weakness and hinders society E) “Will to power” of the individual F) Anti-liberal, anti-masses VIII) Experiments in Art Agree A) Picasso and others doubt that we can get at reality B) Art goes past ordinary people C) “Art for Art’s Sake” IX) Picasso, Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) X) Kandinsky, Composition 5 (1911) XI) Stravinsky, Rite of Spring (1913) A) Rite of Spring has a notorious first performance B) Sounds inspire strong emotions C) Riots and fights break out D) Not art for the masses...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Uncertainty Lecture Reading, rational action Modern