Victorian art criticism and the woman writer (Book, 2013) []
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Victorian art criticism and the woman writer

Victorian art criticism and the woman writer

Author: John Paul M Kanwit
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Paul M Kanwit
ISBN: 9780814212189 0814212182 9780814293195 0814293190
OCLC Number: 816029614
Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Encouraging visual literacy : early-Victorian state sponsorship of the arts and the growing need for expert art commentary --
"Mere outward appearances"? Teaching household taste and social perception in Elizabeth Gaskell's North and south and contemporary art commentary --
"My name is the right one" : Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake and the story of professional art criticism --
"I have often wished in vain for another's judgment" : modeling ideal aesthetic commentary in Anne Brontë's The tenant of Wildfell Hall --
A new kind of elitism? Art criticism and mid-Victorian exhibitions --
Interpreting Cleopatra : aesthetic guidance in Charlotte Brontë's Villette and George Eliot's Middlemarch --
Sensational sentiments : impressionism and the protection of difficulty in late-Victorian art criticism --
Conclusion : "An astonishingly tasteless idea"? Artistic value after September 11.
Responsibility: John Paul M. Kanwit.


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