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The Spectacle of Nature

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This explores the perception of the countryside in early 19th-century France. Nicholas Green argues that the experience of nature - from the consumption of prints and pictures to rural excursions and country retreats - was rooted in historically specific ways of seeing that took their cue from a distinctive metropolitan culture. At the heart of the argument lies a discussion of subjectivity and class: the way in which the process of looking at the countryside reinforced the identity of the metropolitan bourgeoisie - and especially men. The book is in good condition, with clean, bright tightly bound pages. Edges of pages a little dirtied. Cover good.

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Author(s):
Green, Nicholas
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719039096
ISBN-13:
9780719039096
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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This explores the perception of the countryside in early 19th-century France. Nicholas Green argues that the experience of nature - from the consumption of prints and pictures to rural excursions and country retreats - was rooted in historically specific ways of seeing that took their cue from a distinctive metropolitan culture. At the heart of the argument lies a discussion of subjectivity and class: the way in which the process of looking at the countryside reinforced the identity of the metropolitan bourgeoisie - and especially men. The book is in good condition, with clean, bright tightly bound pages. Edges of pages a little dirtied. Cover good.

Author(s):
Green, Nicholas
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719039096
ISBN-13:
9780719039096
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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