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Hemingway, Andrew

Landscape between ideology and the aesthetic : Marxist essays on British art and art theory, 1750-1850 / by Andrew Hemingway.

Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
Physical Description:
xiii, 501 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
HX521 .H46 2017 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 464-491) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Great Britain -- History.
Art -- Philosophy.
Art criticism -- Great Britain -- History.
Communism and art -- Great Britain -- History.
Communist aesthetics.
Constable, John, 1776-1837 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • The science of taste in the eighteenth century: philosophical criticism and the Scottish Historical School
  • Academic theory versus association aesthetics: the ideological forms of a conflict of interests in the early nineteenth century
  • Bourgeois critiques of the monopoly of taste
  • Benthamism and the arts in the 1820s
  • Cultural philanthropy and the invention of the Norwich School
  • Landscape and ideology
  • Meanings in Cotman's Norfolk subjects
  • Sheep as a pictorial motif: pastoral and counter-pastoral
  • Artisanal worldview in the landscapes of John Crome
  • John Crome's 'local scenery': iconography and the ideology of the picturesque
  • Constable and his audience: an argument for iconography
  • The field of Waterloo exposed: Turner, Byron, and the politics of reaction
  • Coda: regarding art history.