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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


Looking Through the Landscape

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Landscapes seen as “picturesque” are said to engender feelings of peaceful calm or soothing solace. The role of landscape in the mediation of tourist/other is described. Picturesque landscapes are ... More


Introduction

Jeff Malpas

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is concerned with the shift in the critical engagement with landscape art. In the earlier perspective presented by Kenneth Clarke’s Oxford lectures, it was considered part of a cycle “in ... More


“On the Spot”: Traveling Artists and the Iconographic Inventory of the World, 1769–1859

Claudio Greppi

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter deals with the work of a succession of traveling artists, from William Hodges, who accompanied James Cook on his second voyage and subsequently worked in India, to Thomas Ender, who ... More


Old Haunts: Commemoration and Mourning in Agnès Varda’s Landscapes

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Agnès Varda’s Vagabond (1985) begins and frequently returns to images of the French landscape, and it constructs an allegory that binds the stories and images of its main character, the nation, and ... More


Nature, Parks, and Emersonian Modernism

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

As the causes of conservation and parks were growing into national movements, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Transcendentalist belief in the spiritual in nature deeply influenced the generation that came of ... More


Christopher Cranch: Finding the Painter in The Poet

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of writer and landscape painter Christopher Pearse Cranch. It examines Cranch's immersion into transcendentalism and the transcendentalist ... More


Introduction: Landscape and Subjectivity—Imagining England at the End of the Twentieth Century

David Anderson

in Landscape and Subjectivity in the Work of Patrick Keiller, W.G. Sebald, and Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198847199
eISBN:
9780191882104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847199.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction commences with a ‘detour’ into the history of landscape art and the picturesque, suggesting ways that this mode pre-empted what may seem like more modern ideas about the interference ... More


Crosses, Circles, and Madness: Iain Sinclair’s Lights Out for the Territory, London Orbital, and Edge of the Orison

David Anderson

in Landscape and Subjectivity in the Work of Patrick Keiller, W.G. Sebald, and Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198847199
eISBN:
9780191882104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847199.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Sinclair’s creative misreading of ‘psychogeography’ as ‘psychotic geography’ is central to the sixth chapter, ‘Crosses, Circles, and Madness: Iain Sinclair’s Lights Out for the Territory, London ... More


ARTlines: three walking artists in Iceland

Patti Lean

in Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Artist Patti Lean gives an account in this chapter of a walking and camping tour of Iceland in the company of two other artists. The three artists, in sharing the experience of close contact with ... More


Theology and Art in Scotland

David Brown

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III: The Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198759355
eISBN:
9780191819902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759355.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter argues that the change in attitude to art from Reformation times to today was undergirded by theological argument: first among Enlightenment philosophers such as Alison, Hutcheson, Reid, ... More


Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Mark Stoll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

Religion has profoundly influenced the origins, evolution, and future of American environmentalism. Born of the house of Calvin, environmentalism took its program and acquired its moral power from ... More


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