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Ben Oostdam
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BLO fecit 20081030a - stories
modern European history reading list The Wolfsonian has a strong collection of published works and visual material from fin-de-siècle Vienna and Budapest, the twin capitals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Megan Marie Faller, a doctoral candidate in History at Georgetown University, will use these sources to study the connections between artistic modernism and gender in Central Europe before the First World War. She is interested, in particular, in the role of the muse in modernist circles. This research will contribute towards her doctoral dissertation, and will also form the basis for an article on the Hungarian Secession movement.