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Nature into Art

Cultural Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Nature into Art( )
Author: Woodring, Carl R.
ISBN:978-0-674-60465-0
Publication Date:Oct 1989
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $63.00
Book Description:

The nineteenth century began with reverence for nature and ended with the apotheosis of art. In this wide-ranging excursion through the literature, visual arts, and natural sciences of the era from Wordsworth to Wilde, Carl Woodring traces shifting ideas and attitudes concerning nature, art, and the relations between the two.The veneration of nature as aesthetic model and ethical norm was gradually eroded not least by the study of biology, which revealed organic nature to be wasteful...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.321 x 1.043 Inches
Book Weight:1.47 Pounds



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