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Art of the actual : naturalism and style in early Third Republic France, 1880-1900

Author: Richard Thomson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The French Republic--with its rallying cry for liberty, equality, and fraternity--emerged in 1870, and by 1880 had developed a coherent republican ideology. The regime pursued secular policies and emphasized its commitment to science and technology. Naturalism was an ideal aesthetic match for the republican ideology; it emphasized that art should be drawn from the everyday world, that all subjects were worthy of
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Thomson
ISBN: 9780300179880 030017988X
OCLC Number: 830029959
Description: xiii, 362 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 'La République sera naturaliste' --
Naturalism at the service of the Republic --
Reading naturalist pictures --
Naturalism: the problem of style, the evidence of sustainability --
'Mingled with veiled satire' : the critical edge of the caricatural --
Finding form for the Populaire: class, imagery and identity --
Organicism: national energy and natural flux --
Repudiating naturalism: the avant-garde seeking style --
Naturalism entrenched: tradition, consensus, rupture --
Conclusion. 'La République sera naturaliste' --
Naturalism at the service of the Republic --
Reading naturalist pictures --
Naturalism: the problem of style, the evidence of sustainability --
"Mingled with veiled satire' : the critical edge of the caricatural --
Finding form for the populaire: class, imagery and identity --
Organicism: national energy and natural flux --
Repudiating naturalism: the avant-garede seeking style --
Naturalism entrenched: tradition, consensus, rupture.
Responsibility: Richard Thomson.

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