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Democratising beauty in nineteenth-century Britain : art and the politics of public life, Lucy Hartley

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Democratising beauty in nineteenth-century Britain : art and the politics of public life
Title
Democratising beauty in nineteenth-century Britain
Title remainder
art and the politics of public life
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Lucy Hartley
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eng
Summary
"Could the self-interested pursuit of beauty actually help to establish the moral and political norms that enable democratic society to flourish? In this book, Lucy Hartley identifies a new language for speaking about beauty, which begins to be articulated from the 1830s in a climate of political reform and becomes linked to emerging ideals of equality, liberty, and individuality. Examining British art and art writing by Charles Lock Eastlake, John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Edward Poynter, William Morris, and John Addington Symonds, Hartley traces a debate about what it means to be interested in beauty and whether this preoccupation is necessary to public political life. Drawing together political history, art history, and theories of society, and supplemented by numerous illustrations, Democratising Beauty in Nineteenth-Century Britain offers a fresh interdisciplinary understanding of the relation of art to its publics"--
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Hartley, Lucy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7485.G7
LC item number
H37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture
Series volume
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art
  • Historiography
  • Art and society
  • Civil society
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
  • Great Britain
  • Art and society
  • Art
  • Civil society
  • Historiography
  • Intellectual life
  • Great Britain
  • Ästhetik
  • Demokratisierung
  • Kunst
  • Literatur
  • Öffentlichkeit
  • Kunstgeschichtsschreibung
  • Großbritannien
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Democratising beauty in nineteenth-century Britain : art and the politics of public life, Lucy Hartley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-286) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
'Of universal or national interest': Charles Eastlake, the Fine Arts Commission, and the Reform of Taste -- Reconstituting publics for art: John Ruskin and the Appeal to Enlightened Interest -- The pleasures and perils of self-interest: calculating the passions in Walter Pater's essays -- Figuring the individual in the collective: the 'art-politics' of Edward Poynter and William Morris -- The humanist interest old and new: John Addington Symonds and the nature of liberty
Control code
974672390
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 296 pages
Isbn
9781107184084
Lccn
2017026023
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)974672390
Label
Democratising beauty in nineteenth-century Britain : art and the politics of public life, Lucy Hartley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Of universal or national interest': Charles Eastlake, the Fine Arts Commission, and the Reform of Taste -- Reconstituting publics for art: John Ruskin and the Appeal to Enlightened Interest -- The pleasures and perils of self-interest: calculating the passions in Walter Pater's essays -- Figuring the individual in the collective: the 'art-politics' of Edward Poynter and William Morris -- The humanist interest old and new: John Addington Symonds and the nature of liberty
Control code
974672390
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 296 pages
Isbn
9781107184084
Lccn
2017026023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)974672390

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