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Published: 13 December 2020

416 Pages | 82 Illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198858003

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The Interests of the Art Object in the Nineteenth Century and After

Jonah Siegel

  • A study of the relationship between matter and art in the nineteenth century
  • Connects sophisticated recent approaches to the history of art with the study of literature
  • Reconsiders the significance of nineteenth-century writers such as John Ruskin, Walter Pater, and Vernon Lee, as well as of figures of wide interest such as Blake, Keats, and George Eliot
  • Links influential literary-theoretical formulations with the history of art and its institutions
  • Generously illustrated