Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in Nineteenth-Century England

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"Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in Nineteenth-Century England" reopens the question of classical perspective and its vicissitudes in aesthetic practice with a focus on texts of the 1830s to the end of the 1870s. Linda M. Shires demonstrates why and how artists and writers across media experimented with techniques of dissolution, combination, and multiple viewpoints much earlier in the century than intellectual historians generally assume.Arguing for a relationship between what she calls the disappearing I in ...

Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in Nineteenth-Century England 2009, Ohio State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780814210970

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