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Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism

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Cathy Gere is associate professor of history at the University of California, San Diego, and the author of The Tomb of Agamemnon.


"A stylish and original cultural history of Knossos." (Economist) "Fascinating and consistently entertaining.... It is a tribute to the wit and clarity of Gere's style that she is able to explain all this without making the reader's brain ache." (Times Literary Supplement) "Cathy Gere re-creates a century of bizarre misreadings of the nearly unknown ancient culture of Crete, and in doing so has produced that rarest of literary surprises: a genuinely hilarious work of Minoan historiography." (Benjamin Moser, Harper's) "Gere attempts to understand the archaeologists, architects, artists, classicists, writers, and poets who reconstructed Minoan Crete in our time. And she does so brilliantly." (Library Journal) "The implications of this fascinating book extend far beyond the island that is its focus." (Science) "A brilliant study of the role of Knossos in twentieth-century culture.... Gere writes with clarity and wit, but she never sacrifices the fascinating complexity of her tale to a simple story line." (New York Review of Books)"

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