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Pater’s ‘Apollo in Picardy’: The Art of Scholarly Method

Caroline Vout

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As the ‘finest’ of Pater’s imaginary portraits, ‘Apollo in Picardy’ is also one of the most studied. Rather than add to this scholarship by chasing down yet more of its allusions to the classical, ... More


Hellenic Utopias: Pater in the Footsteps of Pausanias

Charlotte Ribeyrol

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores how Walter Pater’s reading of Pausanias’ Periegesis, books 1, 5, and 6, informed the lectures on Greek art which he delivered at Oxford University in 1878. Pater’s personal ... More


Pater on Sculpture

Elizabeth Prettejohn

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Walter Pater’s essays on ancient sculpture (1880–94) are his least studied works, and the few scholars who have considered them have generally underestimated both their erudition and their ... More


Pater’s ‘Winckelmann’: Aesthetic Criticism and Classical Reception

Stefano Evangelista and Katherine Harloe

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Pater’s awareness of how the notion of classicism is embedded in cultural and material history makes him an early theorist of classical reception. Throughout his writings, his understanding of ... More


Eternal Moment: Pater on the Temporality of the Classical Ideal in Art

Whitney Davis

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In part responding to Lessing’s theory of the ‘pregnant moment’ in pictorial art, Pater defined the artistic ideal of classical Greek sculpture as a ‘delicate pause’ that nonetheless has constituted ... More


Criticism as Poetry?: Lessing’s and the Limits of Critique

Élisabeth Décultot

in Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the 'Limits' of Painting and Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802228
eISBN:
9780191840562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802228.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

If Laocoon constitutes an attempt to delineate the boundaries of poetry and painting, to what extent can these categories be applied to Lessing’s essay itself? Is Laocoon an exercise in poetry—and ... More


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