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Explorations de l'Imaginaire de la Representation au Dix-huiteme Siecle Francais-Chardin, Vigee-Lebrun, Diderot, Marivaux

Explorations de l'Imaginaire de la Representation au Dix-huiteme Siecle Francais-Chardin, Vigee-Lebrun, Diderot, Marivaux (Hardback)

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This work on aesthetics ties together the research on painting and literary forms of representation with close scrutiny of four major figures from the perspective of the creators and their analysis of the creative process. It examines French 18th-century aesthetics, visual arts, painting, autobiography and theatre. Problems of representation incude analysis of genre, gender, species (still-life vs. portraiture), social cast (noble vs. bourgeois), and the necessity of self-erasure in the display of oneself as an artist.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: c 1600 to c 1800 incl the Baroque & RococoEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: aesthetics Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 30/06/2001 ISBN-13: 9780773473997  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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