The challenge of the sublime : from Burke's "philosophical enquiry" to British Romantic art (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The challenge of the sublime : from Burke's "philosophical enquiry" to British Romantic art

Author: Hélène Pharabod-Ibata
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020.
Series: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary study looks at the influence of Edmund Burke's theories of the sublime on British Romantic art, arguing that it is far more significant than previously imagined. -- .

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Named Person: Edmund Burke
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hélène Pharabod-Ibata
ISBN: 9781526117410 9781526117397 152611741X 1526117398
OCLC Number: 1160204976
Description: xiv, 322 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 22 cm
Contents: IntroductionPart I: From the Enquiry to the Academy1 The Philosophical Enquiry, theories of the sublime and the sister arts tradition2 Presenting the unpresentable: the modernity of Burke's Enquiry3 Reynolds, the great style and the Burkean sublime4 The sublime contained: academic compromisesPart II: Beyond the 'narrow limits of painting'5 Immersive spectatorship at the panorama and the aesthetics of the sublime6 Frames, edges and 'unlimitation'7 'Sublime dreams': ruin paintings and architectural fantasiesPart III: Relocating the sublime: Blake, Turner and creative endeavour8 Against and beyond Burke: Blake's 'sublime Labours'9 Turner: from sublime association to sublime energyConclusionIndex -- .
Series Title: Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies
Responsibility: Hélène Ibata.

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'Most studies of the sublime simply bypass a lot of criticism because reviewing the history of the criticism of nineteenth-century aesthetics is burdensome. Ibata, instead, puts her work on Burke in Read more...

 
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