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Land, Nation And Culture, 1740-1840
     

Land, Nation And Culture, 1740-1840

by Peter de Bolla
 
Over the last twenty years, critics and historians of the late Eighteenth-century have developed a multidisciplinary approach to the history of culture. This dialogue between literary critics and theorists, art historians and social historians is remapping the relations between culture and society, politics and aesthetics, law and representation. These essays by

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Over the last twenty years, critics and historians of the late Eighteenth-century have developed a multidisciplinary approach to the history of culture. This dialogue between literary critics and theorists, art historians and social historians is remapping the relations between culture and society, politics and aesthetics, law and representation. These essays by twelve internationally known scholars return 'Taste' to a central position in the discussion of nation, culture and aesthetics in the period.

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- 'Thoughtful elaboration of each of the concepts contained in its title.'

Denise Gigante, Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol.42, no.2, 2009

-'The editors have a done a masterful job of selection, arrangement, and attention to style so that, should one wis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230560062
Publisher:
Palgrave-UK-USA
Publication date:
01/07/2005
Series:
Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

ANN BERMINGHAM Professor, Department of Art and Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
JOHN BREWER John and Marion Sullivan Professor in English and History, Department of English, University of Chicago, USA
T. J. CLARK George C. and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Art History, University of California, Berkeley, USA
THOMAS CROW Professor of Art History, University of Southern California; Director of the Getty Research Institute, Getty Centre, L.A., USA
STEPHEN DANIELS Professor of Cultural Geography, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK
FRANCES FERGUSON Mary Elizabeth Garrett Chair in Arts and Sciences, Department of English, Johns Hopkins, USA
HARRIET GUEST Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, UK
DAVID H. SOLKIN Professor of the Social History of Art, Courtauld Institute, London, UK

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