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Creator:
Myrone, Martin.
Title(s):

Bodybuilding : reforming masculinities in British art 1750-1810 / Martin Myrone.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005.
Physical Description:
vii, 384 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N8222.M38 M97 2005 (LC)
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Table of contents
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Art, British -- 18th century.
Heroes in art.
Masculinity in art.
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  • Introduction
  • Masculinity as cultural work in eighteenth-century Britain
  • 'Our arts may hope for new advances': the state of the arts, c.1755-1765
  • Reforming the hero: London in the early 1760s
  • Gavin Hamilton and Rome in the 1760s
  • James Barry in France and Italy
  • 'Over-stocked with artists of all sorts': the state of the arts, c.1765-1775
  • General Wolfe among the macaronis
  • Outlaw masculinity: John Hamilton Mortimer in the 1770s
  • Alexander Runciman in Rome and Edinburgh
  • Henry Fuseli and Thomas Banks in Rome
  • 'This weak, disjointed age': the state of the arts, c.1775-1785
  • The American war and the heroic image
  • Gothic romance and quixotic heroism: Fuseli in the 1780s
  • The male nude at the Royal Academy
  • 'Three young sculptors' of the 1790s
  • 'I never presum'd to class the painters': the state of the arts, c.1785-1800
  • Conclusion
  • Genius, madness and the fate of heroic art: Henry Fuseli and William Blake in the nineteenth century
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.