Thomas Northcote Toller is one of the most influential Anglo-Saxon scholars of the early twentieth century. The Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies at Manchester has an annual Toller lecture, delivered by an expert in the field of Anglo-Saxon Studies. This volume offers a selection from these lectures.
A guide to the primary and secondary resources on women in Victorian painting in the WOMENS HISTORY AND CULTURE series. Contemporary reviews, books, articles, essays and dissertations are included, along with general studies of women painters and images of women.
By demonstrating that many of the concepts and styles associated with Modernism were actually derived directly from cultures such as Japan, China, Korea, India, Egypt, Assyria, West Africa, and the Pacific Islands, this book provides an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West.
This work examines the artistic production of imperial nations and their colonies and aims to show how it was affected by colonial contact. It also presents case studies of objects from India, China and Africa which were collected by or exhibited in the institutions of the British Empire.
Examines the relationship between neo-impressionist landscapes and cityscapes and the anarchist sympathies of the movement's artists. This title focuses on paintings produced between 1886 and 1905 by Paul Signac and Maximilien Luce, the neo-impressionists whose fidelity to anarchism and to a belief in the social potential of art was strongest.
A collection of essays, which explore women's contribution to visual culture in major Western urban centers. It sheds light on women's relationships with the processes of modernism and modernization. It also discusses artists and exhibitions from the United Kingdom, Greece, Mexico, France, Ireland, and the United States.
Considers identity creation and artistic development in Rome during the late fifteenth to the late seventeenth century. This book demonstrates how the exceptional quality of Roman court and urban culture - with its elected 'monarchy', its large foreign population, and sense of civic identity - interacted with developments in the visual arts.
Our imagination reveals our experience of ourselves and our world. This title offers essays that aim to uncover the dynamic patterns in verbal and pictorial images and to evaluate their potentialities and limitations.
Oxford Scholarly Classics is a new series that makes available again great academic works from the archives of Oxford University Press. Reissued in uniform series design, the reissues will enable libraries, scholars, and students to gain fresh access to some of the finest scholarship of the last century.