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Textual vision : Augustan design and the invention of eighteenth-century British culture

Author: Timothy Erwin
Publisher: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Copublished by the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2015.
Series: Transits (Bucknell University)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<Span style=""font-style:italic;"">Textual Vision offers a new and original perspective on Enlightenment visual culture as a contested area of representation, and its discussions of major authors like Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, and Jane Austen are both learned and persuasive. This readable, well-written study also features Henry and Sarah Fielding, Samuel Richardson, William Hogarth, and G.F. Handel,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Erwin, Timothy.
Textual vision
(DLC) 2014044875
(OCoLC)895301728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Erwin
ISBN: 9781611485707 1611485703
OCLC Number: 904694939
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Abbreviations and short titles --
Introduction: image, ekphrasis, and verbal coloring --
Bold design in Alexander Pope --
Promise and performance in Johnson's Life of Savage --
Plates gallery --
Visual discourse in Hogarth, the early novel, and history --
Picturing Jane Austen.
Series Title: Transits (Bucknell University)
Other Titles: Augustan design and the invention of eighteenth-century British culture
Responsibility: Timothy Erwin.

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Textual Vision offers a new and original perspective on Enlightenment visual culture as a contested area of representation, and its discussions of major authors like Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson,  Read more...

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