Kanwit, John Paul M., 1972-, Victorian art criticism and the woman writer , c2013
- Victorian art criticism and the woman writer / John Paul M. Kanwit.
- Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2013.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
- Reference LibraryN7485.G7 K36 2013 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-172) and index.
- Encouraging visual literacy : early-Victorian state sponsorship of the arts and the growing need for expert art commentary -- "Mere outward appearances"? Teaching household taste and social perception in Elizabeth Gaskell's North and south and contemporary art commentary -- "My name is the right one" : Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake and the story of professional art criticism -- "I have often wished in vain for another's judgment" : modeling ideal aesthetic commentary in Anne Brontë's The tenant of Wildfell Hall -- A new kind of elitism? Art criticism and mid-Victorian exhibitions -- Interpreting Cleopatra : aesthetic guidance in Charlotte Brontë's Villette and George Eliot's Middlemarch -- Sensational sentiments : impressionism and the protection of difficulty in late-Victorian art criticism -- Conclusion : "An astonishingly tasteless idea"? Artistic value after September 11.
- Subject Terms:
- Art criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.Women art critics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.