Art and the French Commune: Imagining Paris after War and Revolution / Edition 1

Art and the French Commune: Imagining Paris after War and Revolution / Edition 1

by Albert Boime
     
 

"Quite stimulating—a heady mix of political and art history. Albert Boime does a first-rate job in sorting out the ways Impressionism was shaped by various political orientations."—Philip Nord

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"Quite stimulating—a heady mix of political and art history. Albert Boime does a first-rate job in sorting out the ways Impressionism was shaped by various political orientations."—Philip Nord

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691015552
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/17/1997
Series:
Princeton Series in 19th Century Art, Culture, and Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

List Of Illustrations Xi
Acknowledgments Xv
1. Introduction 3
2. The Critical Reception 27
3. The Dislocating Impact Of The Commune On The Impressionists 46
4. The Impressionist Agenda 77
5. Mapping The Terrain 114
Epilogue: Georges Seurat's Un Dimanche A La Grande Fatte And Post-Commune Utopianism 140
Appendix: On Olin Levi Warner's Draft Of A Speech In Defense Of The French Commune 186
Notes 209
Postscript 223
Index 225

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