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The Pornometric Gospel: Wyndham Lewis, Walter Sickert, and the Collapse of the Ideology the Nude

Chris Forster

in Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190840860
eISBN:
9780190840907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840860.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter argues that the aesthetic ideology and justification of the centrality of the female nude in art was affected by the widespread circulation of cheap reproductions of nudes (in Salon ... More


‘Quivering yet still’: Virginia Woolf, Roger Fry and the Aesthetics of Attention

Claudia Tobin

in Modernism and Still Life: Artists, Writers, Dancers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474455138
eISBN:
9781474481212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455138.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When Virginia Woolf sought to evoke Roger Fry’s qualities as an art critic, she reached for the image of him as a humming-bird hawk-moth, ‘quivering yet still’ in his absorbed attention to ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The picturesque, in its basic sense of a vision of reality guided through the optic of the classic painters of the past, was a constant characteristic of David Wilkie's imagery. In the Scottish ... More


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