What Gardens Mean / Edition 2

What Gardens Mean / Edition 2

by Stephanie Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226728072

ISBN-13: 9780226728070

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


In this beautifully illustrated and elegantly written book, Stephanie Ross explores the magical lure of gardens. Paying special attention to the landscape gardens of eighteenth-century England, Ross situates gardening among other fine arts, documenting the complex messages gardens can convey and tracing connections between gardens and the art of painting.

Overview


In this beautifully illustrated and elegantly written book, Stephanie Ross explores the magical lure of gardens. Paying special attention to the landscape gardens of eighteenth-century England, Ross situates gardening among other fine arts, documenting the complex messages gardens can convey and tracing connections between gardens and the art of painting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226728070
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
ONE: GARDENS AND ART, GARDENS AS ART
1. Garden Variety
2. Definition
3. Art
4. Garden Riddles
TWO: SOME EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BACKGROUND
1. The French Formal Garden
2. The Grand Tour
3. Academies and Theory
4. Gardens
THREE: THE SISTER ARTS I
Gardens and Poetry
1. The Sister Arts
2. Gardens, Poems, and Emblems
3. Pope's Twickenham
4. Stowe
5. Stourhead
6. West Wycombe
7. Intention
8. Multiple Interpretation
9. Style
FOUR: THE SISTER ARTS II
Gardens and Painting
1. Introduction
2. Imitation and Allusion
3. Representation
4. Gardens Again
FIVE: THE PICTURESQUE
1. Introduction
2. The Picturesque
3. Price and Knight
4. Sir Uvedale Price
5. Richard Payne Knight
6. Transfer of Technique
7. Conclusion
SIX: THE BEHOLDER'S SHARE
1. Introduction
2. Sense
3. Imagination
4. Understanding
SEVEN: GARDENS AND THE DEATH OF ART
1. Introduction
2. The Death of Art
3. The Mimetic Model
4. The Hegelian Model
5. Difficulties with the Hegelian Model
6. Garden's Fate
7. Earthworks and Environmental Art
8. Tracing a Lineage
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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