See AP's chapter "The Ring of Saturn or Some Remarks on Iron Construction" for connection with Jugenstile and this project. Of course, see Jugenstil, etc. Novelty section as well. Connection to Romanticism, the sublime.

Chanson Nouveau

Edmund Burke vs Kant on the sublime: for Kant it's God, for Burke, it's novelty.

Child-like spirit of revolution--


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