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The Resource A touch of blossom : John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art, Alison Syme

A touch of blossom : John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art, Alison Syme

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A touch of blossom : John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art
Title
A touch of blossom
Title remainder
John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art
Statement of responsibility
Alison Syme
Title variation
John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Explores the art of John Singer Sargent in the context of nineteenth-century botany, gynecology, literature, and visual culture. Argues that the artist was elaborating both a period poetics of homosexuality and a new sense of subjectivity, anticipating certain aspects of artistic modernism"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Syme, Alison
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6537.S32
LC item number
S96 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1856-1925
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sargent, John Singer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Plants in art
  • Plants, Sex in
  • Art and science
  • Arts and society
Label
A touch of blossom : John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art, Alison Syme
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-306) and index
Contents
La vie en rose -- Lascivious digitation, or The importance of manual stimulation to the invert artist -- Dr. Octogynecologist -- Portrait of the artist as a young ladybird -- The sting -- Conclusion : Leaf taking
Control code
458583565
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 324 p.
Isbn
9780271036229
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043575
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)458583565
Label
A touch of blossom : John Singer Sargent and the queer flora of fin-de-siècle art, Alison Syme
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-306) and index
Contents
La vie en rose -- Lascivious digitation, or The importance of manual stimulation to the invert artist -- Dr. Octogynecologist -- Portrait of the artist as a young ladybird -- The sting -- Conclusion : Leaf taking
Control code
458583565
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 324 p.
Isbn
9780271036229
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043575
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)458583565

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