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Art and money in the writings of Tobias Smollett

Author: William Gibson
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2007.
Series: Bucknell studies in eighteenth-century literature and culture.
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Offering a fresh perspective on a misunderstood eighteenth-century novelist, this study situates Tobias Smollett (1721-71) as the chief witness to the birth of the modern commercial art market. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Gibson, William, 1974-
Art and money in the writings of Tobias Smollett.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608376240
Named Person: T Smollett; T Smollett; T Smollett; T Smollett; Tobias Smollett; Tobias Smollett; Tobias Smollett; T Smollett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Gibson
ISBN: 0838756379 9780838756379
OCLC Number: 67392761
Description: 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a Scot, fine art, money, and the need for criticism --
Commerce and aesthetics : Smollett as witness to the birth of the commercial art market --
"That laudable ardour for improvement" : Smollett's art reviews in The Critical Review, 1756-63 --
Smollett's portrait of a painter : Layman Pallet in The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle --
A courtesan, a cockpit, and a peasant : iconoclastic tourism in Travels Through France and Italy --
Bath and other follies : landscape painting and fashionable architecture in The Expedition of Humphry Clinker --
Appendix I : the fine art articles in the Critical Review, 1756-63 --
Appendix II : the illustration of the Complete History and its Continuation.
Series Title: Bucknell studies in eighteenth-century literature and culture.
Responsibility: William Gibson.
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