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The ruin and the sketch in the eighteenth century

Title
The ruin and the sketch in the eighteenth century / Peter Wagner ... [et al.].
ISBN
9783868210644
Published
Trier : Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, c2008.
Physical Description
286 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Notes
Selected papers from two symposia held in 2004 and 2006 in Paris.
English and French.
Format
Books
Language
English; French
Added to Catalog
June 03, 2009
Series
Landau Paris studies on the eighteenth century ; v. 2.
Landau-Paris studies on the eighteenth century ; v. 2
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Ruins from above and from below : picturesque landscapes and urban 'pulling down houses' during the Gordon Riots / Uwe Böker
The politics of sketching in late eighteenth-century reform writings / Christoph Houswitschka
Sketch, illustration, and the power of imagination : aesthetic production and reception in eighteenth-century France / Shane Agin
Les esquisses dramatiques de Diderot : pour une 'esthétique de l'inchoatif' / Sophie Marchand
The superiority of the undone : built ruins and ruined patriots / Jonathan Lamb
The post-Enlightenment sketch : Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's Études de la nature / Joanna Stalnaker
Sketching from life : Philip Thicknesse's A sketch of the life and paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (1788) / Jeffrey Hopes
Minding the gaps : ellipses in William Hogarth's narrative art / Peter Wagner
The sketch as transgression : Greuze's Roman charity / Bernadette Fort
Representing ruins : convention and modernity in Joseph Wright's paintings / Catherine Purcell
The hidden stratum of the sketch : Thomas Lawrence and the geology of English portraiture in the eighteenth century / A. Cassandra Albinson
Topographies of the imagination : Turner's sketches as acts of memory and emergence, as both studies and fragments / Pierre-François Gorse
Reading among the ruins / Daniel Brewer
Artificial textual ruins : position in a typology of 'fragmentation in literature' and major functions in eighteenth-century British poetry and fiction / Werner Wolf
The progress of sketches / Daniel Brewer.
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