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Landscape and Vision in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France

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Presenting a study of the ways landscape was perceived in nineteenth-century Britain and France, this book draws on evidence from ... Lire la suite
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Presenting a study of the ways landscape was perceived in nineteenth-century Britain and France, this book draws on evidence from poetry, landscape gardens, spectacular public entertainments, novels and scientific works as well as paintings in order to develop its basic premise that landscape and the processes of perceiving it cannot be separated.

Auteur
Michael Charlesworth is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He has published research on both eighteenth and nineteenth century subjects, especially on landscape and the history of gardens. He is the author of The Gothic Revival 1720-1870: Literary Sources and Documents (2002) and The English Garden (3 vols, 1993), and has published essays on the picturesque, early photography, cartography, and the late twentieth-century artists Derek Jarman and Ian Hamilton Finlay.

Contenu
Contents: Preface; Panorama; Ghosts and visions; Into the abyss of time; Reverie and imagination; Cythera and the loss of Venus in France; The 'new Cythera': Bougainville, Hodges, Gaugin in Tahiti; Monet re-states and Mallarmé suggests the subject matter; Bibliography; Index.

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Titre: Landscape and Vision in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France
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Code EAN: 9780754656647
ISBN: 978-0-7546-5664-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 218
Poids: 634g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm
Année: 2007

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