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Victorian Modernism - Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience

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In Victorian Modernism: Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience Jessica Feldman sheds a pragmatist light on the relation between the Victorian age and Modernism by dislodging truistic notions of Modernism as an art of crisis, rupture, elitism and loss. She examines aesthetic sites of Victorian Modernism - including workrooms, parlours, friendships, and family relations as well as printed texts and paintings - as they develop through interminglings and continuities as well as gaps and breaks. Examining the works of John Ruskin (art critic and social thinker), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (poet and painter), Augusta Evans (best-selling domestic novelist,) and William James (philosopher and psychologist), Feldman relates them to selected twentieth-century creations. She reveals these sentimental, domestic and sublime works to be pragmatist explorations of aesthetic realms. This study, which leads Modernism back into the Victorian age, will be of interest to scholars of literature, art history, and philosophy.
The unclipped dustjacket is in very good condition, as is the hardback cover. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked. Overall in very good condition.
First published 2002.

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dustjacket
Author(s):
Jessica R Feldman
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.7 x 23.5 x 2 cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521815819
ISBN-13:
9780521815819
Number of pages:
261
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Victorian Modernism - Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience

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In Victorian Modernism: Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience Jessica Feldman sheds a pragmatist light on the relation between the Victorian age and Modernism by dislodging truistic notions of Modernism as an art of crisis, rupture, elitism and loss. She examines aesthetic sites of Victorian Modernism - including workrooms, parlours, friendships, and family relations as well as printed texts and paintings - as they develop through interminglings and continuities as well as gaps and breaks. Examining the works of John Ruskin (art critic and social thinker), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (poet and painter), Augusta Evans (best-selling domestic novelist,) and William James (philosopher and psychologist), Feldman relates them to selected twentieth-century creations. She reveals these sentimental, domestic and sublime works to be pragmatist explorations of aesthetic realms. This study, which leads Modernism back into the Victorian age, will be of interest to scholars of literature, art history, and philosophy.
The unclipped dustjacket is in very good condition, as is the hardback cover. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked. Overall in very good condition.
First published 2002.

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
Jessica R Feldman
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.7 x 23.5 x 2 cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521815819
ISBN-13:
9780521815819
Number of pages:
261
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Victorian Modernism - Pragmatism and the Varieties of Aesthetic Experience

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