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Fay, Elizabeth A., 1957-, Fashioning faces , 2010
Fashioning faces : the portraitive mode in British romanticism / Elizabeth A. Fay.
- 1st ed.
- Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press ; 2010.
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, 2010.
- Physical Description:
- 323 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Reference LibraryPR457 .F34 2009 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Full Orbis Record:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.Art and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.Portraits in literature.Romanticism -- Great Britain.Self in literature.
- Ch. 1. The portraitive mode. Wordsworth's self-portrait
- Taste, fashionable consumption, and congruence
- Heightened impressions : imagination, desire, and identity
- Ch. 2. Making faces. Legible bodies
- Seeing, consumption, and strategies of space
- Painted figures and Plutarch's heirs
- Reading reproduction
- Bodies in time
- Ch. 3. Consuming portraits. A new socius : Josiah Wedgwood and Rudolph Ackermann
- Miniatures : Richard Cosway and John Boydell
- Facing history
- Ch. 4. Practicing aesthetics. Aesthetics, taste, and the collection
- Collecting fetishes
- House museums
- Instituting the portrait
- Ch. 5. Living portraits. Reflexive staging, fashionability, and travel practice
- Mary Robinson, acting the self
- Byronic travel and the theater of the self
- Consumable subjects : Manfred, Sappho, and fame.