The Beardsley Industry: The Critical Reception in England and France from 1893 to 1914

The Beardsley Industry: The Critical Reception in England and France from 1893 to 1914

by Jane Haville Desmarais
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840142057

ISBN-13: 9781840142051

Pub. Date: 12/17/1998

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

In this, the first book to examine the critical reception accorded Beardsley's work, Jane Haville Desmarais examines the vast body of critical writing to illuminate not only how Beardsley's controversial reputation was formed but also to cast light on two key issues in art history and literary studies, the relationship between word and image, and between critical…  See more details below

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In this, the first book to examine the critical reception accorded Beardsley's work, Jane Haville Desmarais examines the vast body of critical writing to illuminate not only how Beardsley's controversial reputation was formed but also to cast light on two key issues in art history and literary studies, the relationship between word and image, and between critical response and national identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840142051
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/17/1998
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
Preface
1The Beardsley Industry1
2Aubrey constructs Beardsley29
3Absinthe and artifice52
4English art and French resistance: 1893-191471
3The last Pre-Raphaelite80
6Beardsley and the Symbolists104
7Robert de Montesquiou and the 'perverse idol'117
Appendices131
IComparison of the critical responses to Beardsley's work in England and France, 1893-1914132
IIExhibitions of Beardsley's drawings, 1893-1914149
Select Bibliography152
Index161

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