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Fuseli's Milton gallery : 'turning readers into spectators'

Author: Luisa Calè
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press ; New York : Published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
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A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
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Calè, Luisa.
Fuseli's Milton gallery.
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press ; New York : Published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608207572
Named Person: John Milton; Henry Fuseli; Johann Heinrich Füssli, <Künstler>
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa Calè
ISBN: 0199267383 9780199267385
OCLC Number: 71210189
Notes: A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
Description: xiv, 259 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The literary galleries and the field of art --
The spectator turned reader : printed text at the galleries --
The reader turned spectator : visual narratives --
'Satan encount'ring death, sin interposing' : Milton' s allegory and the politics of seeing --
The plot of Adam and Eve.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Luisa Calè.
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Challenges the antipictorial theories and canons of Romantic period culture. This book calls into question the separation of reading and viewing as autonomous aesthetic practices. It analyses  Read more...

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