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Science and Religion in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Landscape Art

David Brown

in Reading Genesis after Darwin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383355
eISBN:
9780199870561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter identifies the impact of Darwin's discoveries on landscape art. Constable, Friedrich, and the Hudson River school are used to illustrate pre-1858 attitudes; Ruskin, Dyce, and van Gogh ... More


Vincent Van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Old Shoes: A Cross-Cultural Iconography of Historical Trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War

Marlene A. Briggs

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines collective and individual responses to war, presenting a cross-cultural iconography of historical trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War. More specifically, it considers ... More


Breaking the Religious Image: Reinventing Religion in Art

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The chapter provides an overview of two tendencies in the transformation of the status of religious motifs in art starting with the painting of Caspar David Friedrich and ending with Expressionism. ... More


Use And Reception: Biography of Two Images

Omar W. Nasim

in Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 provides a broader cultural, historical, and philosophical context for the work of Lord Rosse and by extension other nebular researchers. By following the public circulation and ... More


Cultural aspects: representations of alcohol use in visual art

James Harris

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how alcohol use is represented in visual art. Representations of alcohol use and abuse have long been the subject of works of art ranging from Diego Velázquez’s painting of ... More


Resilience and creativity

Nigel Hartley

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the role of creativity in resilience in the palliative care setting. It discusses the common knowledge that many famous artists create in order to survive and highlights the ... More


Last Letters: Keats, Bishop and Hughes

Jonathan Ellis

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at the discourse of last letters in the writing of poets such as John Keats, Elizabeth Bishop and Ted Hughes. In particular, it scrutinises the close relationship of the ‘last ... More


Epilogue

Nathan Carlin

in Pastoral Aesthetics: A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190270148
eISBN:
9780190270155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270148.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a reflection on Van Gogh’s Ward in the Hospital in Arles, painted in 1889, noting that religion in the painting is significant but subtle. Likewise, the chapter argues, as in Ward ... More


The Beaux-Arts Framework: From Schema to Mise En Traite to Verisimilitude

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The Institute of France has for centuries controlled royal or public support for the arts in France. Under its wings it has both a School of Fine Arts for the visual arts and the Paris Conservatory ... More


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