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Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Jeffrey Morrison

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book examines the pivotal role of Johann Joachim Winckelmann as an arbiter of classical taste. It identifies the key features of Winckelmann's treatment of classical beauty, particularly in his ... More


Italian Travel in the Eighteenth Century:: The Roman Scene around 1750

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

There had been a historical focus upon Rome as a political and religious centre for Western culture. Corresponding attention was paid to its aesthetic appeal; the architecture of the city and its ... More


Johann Joachim Winckelmann and Roman Ingarden on the Reception of Works of Art

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The consistent popularity of Johann Joachim Winckelmann in Rome was a significant attractor for many visitors. This chapter explains how and why Winckelmann acted as focal point for Italian ... More


Johann Hermann von Riedesel

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the qualifications of Johann Hermann von Reidesel as a pupil for Winckelmann and the type of training he underwent. It attempts to determine whether Riedesel's published work ... More


Johann Jacob Volkmann

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Johann Jacob Volkmann's position in literary history is broadly similar to that of Johann Hermann von Riedesel. Volkmann's work, Historich-kritische Nachrichten von Italien, marks one of the many ... More


Conclusion: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

While many accepted Winckelmann's theories of art production and many of his characteristic critical epithets, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe remained obsessed with visual arts, which is central to ... More


The Renaissance as Enactment Walter Pater

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance was published in 1873, but by 1869 he had evolved a highly personal myth of the Renaissance which informed all his subsequent work. Each of ... More


The Genesis of the Renaissance Seroux d’Agincourt

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The expansiveness of Voltaire and the scholarship of Edward Gibbon came together in an art-historical context in the work of a writer far less well known than either of them: Jean-Baptiste Seroux ... More


. Poems, Myths, and the Advent of Modern Reading

Benjamin Bennett

in The Dark Side of Literacy: Literature and Learning Not to Read

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229161
eISBN:
9780823241002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229161.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With the mind serving as fertile ground for person-centric as well as others' ideas and insights, reading becomes a strong avenue for creating, shaping, and altering perspectives. Decoding the ... More


‘In the Dun Air Sublime’: Milton, the Richardsons, and the Invention of Aesthetic Categories

Blair Hoxby

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Jonathan Richardson’s reading of Milton prepared him to be the first author to write a theory of the sublime in the fine arts. Conversely, his preoccupations as a collector and connoisseur not only ... More


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