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Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Various
November 28, 2018

This set of 11 volumes, originally published between 1946 and 2001, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, including studies on photography, theatre, opera, and music. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a...

Theatre, Drama and Audience in Goethe's Germany

Theatre, Drama and Audience in Goethe's Germany

1st Edition

W. H. Bruford
November 28, 2018

First published in 1950. This present work examines the political, economic and social condition of Germany on literature, particular drama, in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries. The author explores drama both in its passive and active relations with the life of the time and with...

Actors Cross the Volga: A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War

Actors Cross the Volga: A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War

1st Edition

Joseph Macleod
November 28, 2018

First published in 1946. In this study of Russian theatre, the author explores the developments of drama and the theatre throughout the nineteenth-century. Macleod examines imperial and serf theatres, the impact of Russian drama on the east and west, and the regeneration of theatre at the start of...

English Opera from 1834 to 1864 with Particular Reference to the Works of Michael Balfe

English Opera from 1834 to 1864 with Particular Reference to the Works of Michael Balfe

1st Edition

George Biddlecombe
November 28, 2018

First published in 1994. This study sets out to investigate English opera from 1834 to 1864. The author attempts to understand the circumstances influencing the development of English nineteenth-century opera, its characteristic features, and the reasons why these traits held sway. This title will...

The Last Troubadours: Poetic Drama in Italian Opera, 1597-1887

The Last Troubadours: Poetic Drama in Italian Opera, 1597-1887

1st Edition

Deirdre O'Grady
November 28, 2018

First published in 1991. At once poet, dramatist, adaptor and translator, the operatic librettist in turn expresses and mocks social convention. Deirdre O'Grady's study of the Italian operatic librettist identifies opera as a mirror of literary climates, popular taste and political aspirations. The...

American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865

American Musical Life in Context and Practice to 1865

1st Edition

James R. Heintze
November 28, 2018

First published in 1994. This study covers a wide cross-section of topics, individuals, groups, and musical practices representing various regions and cities. The subjects discussed reflect the religious, ethnic, and social plurality of the American musical experience as well as the impact on...

Vincenzo Bellini and the Aesthetics of Early Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera

Vincenzo Bellini and the Aesthetics of Early Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera

1st Edition

Simon Maguire
November 28, 2018

First published in 1989. This study explores Italian attitudes to opera while Vincenzo Bellini was studying and composing. It draws mainly on Italian critical and aesthetic writing dating from the end of an era that was still dominated by the Italian bel canto. Many of the writers considered are...

Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860

Measure and Design in American Painting, 1760-1860

1st Edition

Lisa Fellows Andrus
November 28, 2018

First published in 1977. The purpose of this study is to locate the sources for the American style of painting characterised by measure and design – the representation of the specific and familiar according to principles of pictorial order. The reader shall see that there were a variety of...

Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848

Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume One 1832-1848

1st Edition

John Charles Olmsted
November 28, 2018

First published in 1980. This anthology of fifty-three essays drawn from eleven weekly, monthly, and quarterly periodicals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1832 to 1848 in Great Britain. Reviews of major...

Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860

Victorian Painting: Essays and Reviews: Volume Two 1849-1860

1st Edition

John Charles Olmsted
November 28, 2018

First published in 1983. This anthology of sixty-nine essays drawn from fourteen different journals was assembled in order to reproduce in convenient form some of the more important articles on British painting published from 1849 to 1860 in Great Britain. Reviews of major exhibitions form a large...

The Expanding Eye: Photography and the Nineteenth-Century Mind

The Expanding Eye: Photography and the Nineteenth-Century Mind

1st Edition

Alan Thomas
November 28, 2018

First published in 1978. In this title, Alan Thomas examines the invention of photography in the early nineteenth century. How the members of this first "visual" generation used photography and how it changed their perceptions of the world are the subjects of this lavishly illustrated book. As the...

Making Culture Visible: The Public Display of Photography at Fairs, Expositions and Exhibitions in the United States, 1847-1900

Making Culture Visible: The Public Display of Photography at Fairs, Expositions and Exhibitions in the United States, 1847-1900

1st Edition

Julie K. Brown
November 28, 2018

First published in 2001. Making Culture Visible provides a fresh focus on the history of nineteenth-century photography. The narrative moves from a close focus on several selected events between 1847 and 1900, beginning with six industrial fairs of the 1840s-1860s to the looming presence of the...

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