Painting Shakespeare: The Artist as Critic, 1720-1820

Painting Shakespeare: The Artist as Critic, 1720-1820

by Stuart Sillars
     
 

A critical history of Shakespeare painting in its richest period - 1720–1820.See more details below

Overview

A critical history of Shakespeare painting in its richest period - 1720–1820.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521853088
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of colour plates; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Placing Shakespeare painting; 2. Play, iconography and social discourse in Hogarth's Shakespeare; 3. Landscape, readership and convention, 1740–90; 4. Fuseli and the uses of iconography; 5. George Romney: meditations of a volatile fancy; 6. 'Shakespeare in riper years gave me his hand': William Blake; 7. 'General ideas and the familiar pathetic': neo-classical Shakespeare and Joshua Reynolds; 8. Fuseli, nature and supernature; 9. Boydell, criticism and appropriation; 10. Summations and departures; Select bibliography.

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