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The Politics of the Picturesque: Literature, Landscape and Aesthetics since 1770

The Politics of the Picturesque: Literature, Landscape and Aesthetics since 1770

by Stephen Copley, Peter Garside


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ISBN-13: 9780521131100
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/11/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Introduction Stephen Copley and Peter Garside; 1. Picturesque landscaping and estate management: Uvedale Price and Nathaniel Kent at Foxley Stephen Daniels and Charles Watkins; 2. William Gilpin and the black lead mine Stephen Copley; 3. The ruined abbey: Picturesque and Gothic values Michael Charlesworth; 4. The Picturesque and ready-to-wear femininity Ann Bermingham; 5. 'The coquetry of nature': politics and the picturesque in women's fiction Vivien Jones; 6. Picturesque figure and landscape: Meg Merrilies and the gypsies Peter Garside; 7. Romantic explorers and picturesque travellers John Whale; 8. The legacy of the Picturesque: landscape, property and the ruin Raimonda Modiano; 9. The Picturesque and the sublime: two worldscapes David Punter; 10. Agrarians against the Picturesque: ultra-radicalism and the revolutionary politics of land David Worrall; 11. The Chartist Picturesque Anne Janowitz; 12. The metropolitan Picturesque Malcolm Andrews; Index.

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