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Calè, Luisa.

Fuseli's Milton gallery : turning readers into spectators / Luisa Cale.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xiv, 259 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Reference Library
PR408.A68 C36 2006 (LC)
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A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 18th century.
English literature -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Illustrations.
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Illustration of books -- England -- 18th century.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Paradise lost -- Illustrations.
Popular culture -- England -- History -- 18th century.

  • The literary galleries, the market, and the field of art
  • The spectator turned reader : printed text at the galleries
  • The reader turned spectator : visual narratives
  • Satan encountering death, sin interposing : Milton' s allegory and the politics of seeing
  • The plot of Adam and Eve.