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Beautiful disorder, exception to the rule: the development of a new design aesthetic

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

In the last chapter, the book returns to the work of architects. It argues that architects’ engagement with popular journals helped shape new interior decorating styles by examining the projects ... More


Epilogue: The presentness of historicism: the Musée centennal du mobilier et de la décoration and the legacy of proto-interior designers

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Epilogue charts the career of Georges Rémon, artistic grandchild of Pierre-Luc Cicéri. Rémon was an inventor of interior designs that took the historicist, themed aesthetic to a new level. ... More


Nullius in Verba: Acting on Silent Film

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the notion that Sarah Bernhardt mouthed her lines on film due to her inability to act in a fittingly naturalistic way for film, and that her famous “golden voice” is brutally ... More


Introduction

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book interrogates Sarah Bernhardt's crossover from theater into film and what her films can reveal to us today. It contextualizes and explains Bernhardt's popular success on film, asking why ... More


Camille: The Ladies of the Camellias

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Camille adapted and changed the speed, structure, and meaning of Sarah Bernhardt's live play. La Dame aux Camélias was a film made by the French Film d'Art in late 1911 and ... More


Sarah Bernhardt at Home: Cinema and the Home, ca. 1915

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Sarah Bernhardt at Home to show how Sarah Bernhardt, by exploring the different spaces that together represent “the home,” reveals her home's expansive horizons. It asks what it ... More


Conclusion: A Little Too Much Is Enough for Me

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book has explored Sarah Bernhardt's films in an attempt to recuperate a cinema that has been lost to us, not materially but perceptually. Through an analysis of Bernhardt's films, it has ... More


Inventing the Avant-Garde

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0022
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the invention of avant-garde architecture. The avant-garde emerged in mid-nineteenth-century Europe, particularly France, as artists, architects, writers, and their supporters ... More


Meta Warrick Fuller’s Ethiopia and the America’s Making Exposition of 1921

Renée Ater

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the work of Meta Warrick Fuller. She sculpted “Ethiopia” for the America's Making Exposition in 1921. The America's Making Exposition celebrated diversity in America and ... More


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