Narrating Modernity: The British Problem Picture, 1895-1914 The British Problem Picture, 1895-1914
By Pamela M. Fletcher Copyright 2003
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This title was first published in 2003. Problem pictures were very popular during the Edwardian period. These pictures invited multiple interpretations of modern life and were often slightly risque. Pamela Fletcher explores how these works of art engaged with questions of gender, sexuality and identity during their heyday.
List of figures, Acknowledgments, Introduction: Narrating modernity, 1. Towards a definition of the problem picture, 2. Woman as problem, 3. Modern art and modem life, 4. The fashionable problem picture: viewers and viewings, 5. The 'problem picture' as modernism's Other, 6. The problem picture and the creation of an audience for modern art, Notes, Bibliography, Index