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Fuseli's Milton gallery : 'turning readers into spectators'

Fuseli's Milton gallery : 'turning readers into spectators'

Author: Luisa Calè
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press ; New York : Published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrated works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Calè, Luisa.
Fuseli's Milton gallery.
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press ; New York : Published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006028316
Named Person: John Milton; Henry Fuseli; Henry Fuseli; Johann Heinrich Füssli, <Künstler>
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa Calè
ISBN: 9780199267385 0199267383 9780191514869 0191514861 1280755032 9781280755033 9786610755035 6610755035
OCLC Number: 252630664
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The literary galleries and the field of art --
The spectator turned reader : printed text at the galleries --
The reader turned spectator : visual narratives --
'Satan encount'ring death, sin interposing' : Milton' s allegory and the politics of seeing --
The plot of Adam and Eve.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Luisa Calè.
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Cale's capacious, adventurous study...is fresh and informative. ...across an admirable range of deftly, provocatively collated interests, Fuseli's Milton Gallery is informative, critically Read more...

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