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Passionate discontent : creativity, gender, and French symbolist art

Author: Patricia Townley Mathews
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Passionate Discontent is a study that explores the relationship between gender and genius in late nineteenth-century French Symbolism." "Art historian Patricia Mathews examines the artistic, social, and scientific discourses of fin-de-siecle France. Along the way, she illuminates the Symbolist construction of a feminized aesthetic that nonetheless excluded female artists from its realm. She analyzes contemporary  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Townley Mathews
ISBN: 0226510182 9780226510187
OCLC Number: 41258455
Description: xii, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The symbolist aesthetic --
The symbolist aesthetic in context: commentary and critique --
The ecstasy and the agony: creative genius and madness --
The gender of creativity: women, pathology, and Camille Claudel --
Gendered bodies I: sexuality, spirituality, and fear of women --
Symbolist women artists: practice and reception --
Gendered bodies II: Paul Gauguin --
Gendered bodies III: Suzanne Valadan.
Responsibility: Patricia Mathews.
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A study of the relationship between gender and genius in late-19th-century French Symbolism. The book traverses the artistic, social and scientific discourses of "fin-de-siecle" France to illuminate  Read more...

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