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Land, Nation and Culture, 1740-1840 : Thinking the Republic of Taste - Peter De Bolla

Land, Nation and Culture, 1740-1840

Thinking the Republic of Taste

By: Peter De Bolla (Editor), Nigel Leask (Editor), David Simpson (Editor)

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Published: 1st June 2005
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Over the last twenty years, critics and historians of the late Eighteenth-century have developed a multidisciplinary approach to the history of culture. This dialogue between literary critics and theorists, art historians and social historians is remapping the relations between culture and society, politics and aesthetics, law and representation. These essays by twelve internationally known scholars return 'Taste' to a central position in the discussion of nation, culture and aesthetics in the period.

- 'Thoughtful elaboration of each of the concepts contained in its title.'

Denise Gigante, Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol.42, no.2, 2009

-'The editors have a done a masterful job of selection, arrangement, and attention to style so that, should one wis

Introduction
'Ah, the Simple Life!': Gainsborough's Cottage
Doors and the Cult of Sentimental Domesticity
Love and Madness: Sentimental Narratives and the Spectacle of Suffering in Late Eighteenth-Century Romance
Utopian Imaginations: Reconfiguring Commerce and Virtue in the Long 18th Century
Structures of Kinship in David's 'Intervention of the Sabine Women'
Against the Grain of Public Virtue: Aesthetic Experiment and Religious Dissent in the Art of Chardin and the Fragonard
Landscape and Liberty: Turner, Byron and Nottingham
The Time of Law: Eighteenth-Century Speculations
Gardens, Landscapes, Organic Form
Hannah More: Feminism and Conservative Politics
Burns, Wordsworth, and the Politics of Vernacular Poetry in the 1790s
Wordsworth and Empire - Just Joking
Thomas Heaphy's Watercolour Nasties
Index
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ISBN: 9781403920478
ISBN-10: 1403920478
Series: Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1