Victorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the Arts by E. ClementsVictorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the Arts by E. Clements

Victorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the Arts

byE. ClementsEditorL. Higgins

Hardcover | May 21, 2010

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The multidisciplinary aesthetics of Walter Pater, the nineteenth century's most provocative critic, are explored by an international team of scholars. 'True aesthetic criticism' takes place working across the arts, Pater insists: acknowledging the differences between media, but seeking possibilities of interconnection.
LAUREL BRAKE Emeritus Professor of Literature and Print Culture, Birkbeck, University of London, UK J.B.BULLEN Emeritus Professor, University of Reading, UK ELICIA CLEMENTS Assistant Professor of English and Humanities, York University, Canada COLIN CRUISE Research Lecturer, Aberystwyth, University of Wales, UK KENNETH DALEY Chairperso...
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Title:Victorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the ArtsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:May 21, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230234976

ISBN - 13:9780230234970

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List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors Introduction: The Aesthetic Life: Thinking Across the Arts and the Senses; E.Clements & L.Higgins PART I: PATER AND CONTEMPORARY VISUALITIES Art and the Museum; J.Siegel Pater and Contemporary Visual Art; J.B.Bullen The 'Necessity' of Corot and Whistler in Pater's 'Network' of Painters; L.Higgins Critical Connections and Quotational Strategies: Allegory and Aestheticism in Pater and Simeon Solomon; C.Cruise PART II: PATER AND THE DYNAMIC ARTS Pater's Auxerre Tapestry; K.Daley Sculpture, Style and Pater's Imaginative Sense of Touch; L. Østermark-Johansen The Painting as Physical Object in a Verbal Portrait: Pater's 'A Prince of Court Painters' and Wilde's 'The Portrait of Mr. W.H.'; N.Kelvin Walter Pater, Film Theorist; C.Williams Pater's Musical Imagination: The Aural Architecture of 'The School of Giorgione' and Marius the Epicurean; E.Clements Haunted Stages: Walter Pater and the 'Theatrical Mode of Life'; A.Eastham PART III: PATER AND THE PRACTICE OF WRITING Pater's Politics; M.Potolsky The Limitations of Schilleresque Self-Culture in Pater's Individualist Aesthetics; K.Hext The Art of the Novel: Pater and Fiction; L.Brake Bibliography Index