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  • Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    By Julia Grella O'Connell

    The plight of the fallen woman is one of the salient themes of nineteenth-century art and literature; indeed, the ubiquity of the trope galvanized the Victorian conscience and acted as a spur to social reform. In some notable examples, Julia Grella O’Connell argues, the iconography of the Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

    Edited by Sarah J. Lippert

    In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body - and mind - have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity throughout the ages. Exploration of new lands and sensations is a fundamental human experience. This volume in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Radical Marble

    Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present

    Edited by J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

    Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian’s Hagia Sophia in Constantinople and the Renaissance and Baroque…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Société des Trois in the Nineteenth Century

    The Translocal Artistic Union of Whistler, Fantin-Latour, and Legros

    By Melissa Berry

    This book reframes the formative years of three significant artists: Henri Fantin-Latour, Alphonse Legros, and James McNeill Whistler. The trio’s coming together as the Société des trois occurred during the emergence of the artistic avant-garde—a movement toward individualism and self-expression.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • British Artists and the Modernist Landscape

    By Ysanne Holt

    Title first published in 2003. In this detailed study of the landscapes and rural scenes of Britain and France made by artists like George Clausen, Philip Wilson Steer, Augustus John, Laura Knight, J. D. Fergusson and Spencer Gore, Ysanne Holt investigates the imaginary geographies behind the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emergence of the Professional Watercolourist

    Contentions and Alliances in the Artistic Domain, 1760–1824

    By Greg Smith

    This title was first published in 2002: Draw ing on extensive primary research, Greg Smith describes the shifting cultural identities of the English watercolour, and the English watercolourist, at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century. His convincing narrative of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Blacks and Blackness in European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Adrienne L. Childs, Susan H. Libby

    Compelling and troubling, colorful and dark, black figures served as the quintessential image of difference in nineteenth-century European art; the essays in this volume further the investigation of constructions of blackness during this period. This collection marks a phase in the scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Ruskin's Artists

    Studies in the Victorian Visual Economy

    Edited by Robert Hewison

    This was first published in 2000:  A study of John Ruskin's engagement with art and architecture as a critic, a patron and a teacher. It offers insights into both his writings and the visual economy of the Victorian world. Each essay examines Ruskin's relationship with an individual artist or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Late Ruskin: New Contexts

    New Contexts

    By Francis O'Gorman

    This title was first published in 2001. Ruskin said that 1860 marked the beginning of his 'proper work'. This study presents new, historicized readings of important texts and themes from that late period, 1860-1889, discussing in detail works including Unto this Last (1860), the Lectures on Art (…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    This title was first published in 2003. From pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, Consuming the Past explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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