The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics

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In Victorian Britain, authors produced a luminous and influential body of writings about the visual arts. From John Ruskin's five-volume celebration of J. M.W. Turner to Walter Pater's essays on the Italian Renaissance, Victorian writers disseminated a new idea in the nineteenth century, that art spectatorship could provide one of the most intense and meaningful forms of human experience. In The Literate Eye , Rachel Teukolsky analyzes the vivid archive of Victorian art writing to reveal the key role played by nineteenth ...

The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199739233

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The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195381375

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