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Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustration.

Author: Keri Yousif
Publisher: London : Taylor & Francis, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining how the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word, Keri Yousif explores the complex literary and artistic relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J.J. Grandville during the French July Monarchy (1830-1848). Both collaborators and rivals, these towering figures struggled for dominance in the Parisian book trade at the height of the Romantic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yousif, Keri.
Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustration.
London : Taylor & Francis, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keri Yousif
ISBN: 9781317176350 1317176359
OCLC Number: 1011229975
Description: 1 online resource (213 pages)

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Examining how the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word, Keri Yousif explores the complex literary and artistic relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J.J. Grandville during the French July Monarchy (1830-1848). Both collaborators and rivals, these towering figures struggled for dominance in the Parisian book trade at the height of the Romantic revolution and its immediate aftermath. Both men were social portraitists who collaborated on the influential encyclopedic portrayal of nineteenth-century society, Les FranÃais peints par e.

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