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Author Rapetti, Rodolphe.

Title Symbolism / Rodolphe Rapetti.

Published Paris : Flammarion ; London : Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BROW f  709.0347 RAPE    NOT FOR LOAN
Edition English language ed.
Physical description 319 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Notes Translated from the French.
Includes index.
Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Guiding spirits -- The Pre-Raphaelites and George Frederic Watts -- Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898) -- Gustave Moreau (1828-1898) -- Arnold Bocklin (1827-1901) -- A subversive idealism -- Strange beauty -- Satanism and mockery -- Tradition and stylistic vocabulary -- "Idealism" -- Symbolism in its day -- Inventing symbolism -- Cloisonnism -- Symbolism, Neo-Impressionism, Divisionism -- Symbolism, decadence, naturalism -- Symbolist art -- Dematerialization and abstraction -- A synthesis of the arts -- "Decorative" art -- Moment and duration -- Myth and history -- Myth, history, national territory -- Mythological spaces -- Landscapes -- A magic language -- Enamored of instability, wary of rationality -- Hysteria: a new expressive repertoire -- The subconscious and new expressions of ego -- Chaos and chance -- The absent artist: discovering the art of the mentally ill.
Language notes Text in English.
Other author Dusinberre, Deke.
Subject Symbolism (Art movement) -- Europe.
Art, European -- 19th century.
Symbolism (Literary movement) -- Europe.
European literature -- 19th century.
ISBN 2080304925 : £50.00