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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

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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