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Published: 28 March 2018

312 Pages | 33 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526117397

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The challenge of the sublime

From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

First Edition

Hélène Ibata

Published by Manchester University Press

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies MUP

  • Covers a wide range of pre-Romantic and Romantic visual practices, from academic painting to panoramas and book illustrations
  • Establishes a strong connection between eighteenth-century aesthetic theories and artistic practices
  • Connects eighteenth-century aesthetic theories with contemporary approaches to art
  • Provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the impact of theories of the sublime on British Romantic art
  • This interdisciplinary study addresses researchers in the fields of art history, visual studies and aesthetics alike

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