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The Natural World: Mediated Experience and Truth

David Brown

in God and Enchantment of Place: Reclaiming Human Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271986
eISBN:
9780191602801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271984.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Here landscape art is used as a way of exploring the implications of the fact that all experience of the divine through the natural world is conditioned. Seven types of approach across the centuries ... More


Women and Children in Ancient Landscape

Michel E. Fuchs

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The study of the scenes known as sacro-idyllic in Roman wall-painting allows us to identify the number of women and children present in them. But the kind of activities they are pursuing and why they ... More


Emily Carr and the legacy of Commonwealth modernism

Leah Modigliani

in Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the importance of landscape painting in the formation of early twentieth-century Canadian national identity, in particular the Theosophical aspirations and quest for the genius ... More


Elegy for the Hudson River School: Jervis McEntee

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the life and work of Jervis McEntee, a second-generation Hudson River School landscape painter whose working career spanned the years from 1850 to 1890. McEntee belong to a large ... More


Repose: The Expression and Experience of the Circulatory Sublime

Andrew Lyndon Knighton

in Idle Threats: Men and the Limits of Productivity in Nineteenth Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748909
eISBN:
9780814748916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748909.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the complex interrelationships among nature, art, and the history of industrious “progress” in the first half of the nineteenth century. Focusing on early American painting and ... More


The Artist’s River: Thomas Cole

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the life and work of Thomas Cole, the artist most closely associated with the Hudson River. Cole was a devoted landscape tourist who traveled extensively throughout the valley ... More


The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Jeff Malpas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This volume explores the conceptual “topography” of landscape: it examines the character of landscape as itself a mode of place as well as the modes of place that appear in relation to landscape. ... More


“All foreground without distance”: The Rise of Landscape in Late Medieval Painting

Reinhard Steiner and Robert Savage

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/9780262015523.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the topographical landscape of the fifteenth century and the so-called world landscape of the early sixteenth century as exemplified in Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s frescoes of Good ... More


Chinese and Japanese Studies

Anne Birrell

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British work on Chinese and Japanese studies. It explains that for a significant part of the twentieth century British sinologists have been trendsetters worldwide in the field ... More


The Natural Landscape

Xon De Ros

in The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736806
eISBN:
9780191800450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

Major developments in geographical sciences at the turn of the century contributed to a new vision of landscape which informed the aesthetics of landscape painting and was promoted by the progressive ... More


Picturing America

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the extent to which U.S. appreciators of landscape during the antebellum period experienced U.S. geographies through the lens of the picturesque, an expression of English ... More


The Tourists’ River: Experiencing the Hudson Valley

David Schuyler

in Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820-1909

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450808
eISBN:
9780801464232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450808.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the development of tourism in the Hudson Valley. According to historian John Sears, there were three prerequisites for the emergence of tourism in nineteenth-century America: ... More


A Breath of Fresh Air: Constable and the Coast

Christiana Payne

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Constable is often thought of as a painter of trees, canals and meadows; country labourers and wagons. His coastal paintings are considered a somewhat peripheral part of his output. Yet they are ... More


From Resplendent Signs to Heavy Hands: Japanese Painting in War and Defeat, 1937–1952

Bert Winther-Tamaki

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines developments in Japanese painting during the period 1937–1952. Militaristic and imperialistic policies in the 1930s led to the outbreak of full-scale war in China in 1937, ... More


Bach’s Expressive Universe

Geoffrey Burgess

in The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199373734
eISBN:
9780199373772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373734.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Taking as a guiding principle the belief that in order to be an effective musical rhetorician, performers should have an understanding of the principles of rhetorical composition, Chapters 3 and 4 ... More


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