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23 July 2009

336 Pages | 5 color line illustrations; 54 halftones

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195381375

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The Literate Eye

Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics

Rachel Teukolsky

  • Presents the first and only cultural history of Victorian art writing-a crucial topic among Victorian essayists
  • Combines study of canonical authors with analysis of texts drawn from Victorian print culture
  • Features over fifty illustrations, ranging across high, middlebrow, and popular culture; images include paintings, sculptures, prints from illustrated books and magazines, photographs, and cartoons