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Illustrations, optics and objects in nineteenth-century literary and visual culture

Author: Luisa Calè; Patrizia Di Bello
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paying attention to the historically specific dimensions of objects such as the photograph, the illustrated magazine and the collection, the contributors to this volume offer new ways of thinking  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Illustrations
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa Calè; Patrizia Di Bello
ISBN: 9780230221970 0230221971
OCLC Number: 298778236
Description: p. cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Foreword; H.Fraser Introduction: Nineteenth-Century Objects and Beholders; L.Cale& P. Di Bello PART I: BLINDING VISIONS Ekphrasis and Terror: Shelley, Medusa, and the Phantasmagoria; S.Thomas Wordsworth's Glasses: the Materiality of Blindness in the Romantic Vision; H.Tilley PART II: PHOTOGRAPHS AND THEIR PLEASURES The Wont of Photography, or the Pleasure of Mimesis; L.Smith Aesthetic Encounters: the Erotic Visions of John Addington Symonds and Wilhelm Von Gloeden; S.Evangelista PART III: ILLUSTRATIONS AND LATENT IMAGES 'Latent Preparedness': Literary Association and Visual Reminiscence in Daisy Miller; G.Smith A Modern Illustrated Magazine: The Yellow Book Poetics of Format; L.J.Kooistra PART IV: PRECIOUS OBJECTS Dandyism, Visuality and the 'Camp Gem': Collections of Jewels in Huysmans and Wilde; V.Mills The Book Beautiful: Reading, Vision, and the Homosexual Imagination in Late Victorian Britain; M.Hatt Bibliography Index
Series Title: Palgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture
Responsibility: edited by Luisa Calè and Patrizia de Bello.

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