Renaissance Fancies And Studies

Author: Vernon Lee
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776582314
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Renaissance Fancies And Studies. A groundbreaking critic who also made a name for herself as a writer of supernatural fiction, Violet Paget, writing under the name Vernon Lee, applied her unique analytical lens to the aesthetic and cultural sensibilities of numerous eras over the course of her career. This collection brings together a series of essays and responses to an array of art forms that blossomed during the fruitful Renaissance period, ranging from religious poetry to sculpture.

The Renaissance

Author: Walter Pater
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775419339
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The Renaissance. The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture. Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature. An informative and engaging read for fans of early modern art and culture.

British Aestheticism And Ancient Greece

Author: Stefano-Maria Evangelista
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230547117
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British Aestheticism And Ancient Greece. This book is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical Greece among English aesthetic writers of the nineteenth century. By exploring this history of reception, the book aims to give readers a new and fuller understanding of literary aestheticism, its intellectual contexts, and its challenges to mainstream Victorian culture.