Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century (Routledge Key Guides)

Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century (Routledge Key Guides)

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Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43 entries analyze the ideas of key philosophers, historians, art historians, art critics, artists and social scientists, including Plato, Aquinas, Alberti, Michelangelo, de Piles, Burke, Schiller, Winckelmann, Kant, Hegel, Burckhardt, Marx, Tolstoy, Taine, Baudelaire, Nietzsche, Ruskin, Pater, Wolfflin and Riegl. Each entry includes: * a critical essay * a short biography * a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts Unique in its range and accessibly written, this book, together with its companion volume Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century, provides an invaluable guide for students as well as general readers with an interest in art history, aesthetics and visual culture.

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Contents

1. Plato David Cooper,University of Durham 2. Aristotle, Ronna Burger, Tulane University, USA 3. Plotinus Suzanne Stern-Hillet, Bolton Institute 4. Augustine Robert D. Crouse, Dalhousie University, Canada 5. Alcuin and Theodulf of Orleans Hugh Bredin, Queen's University Belfast 6. Suger and Bernard of Clairvaux Hugh Bredin, Queen's University Belfast 7. Thomas Aquinas Hugh Bredin, Queen's University Belfast 8. Cennino Cennini Roger Tarr, University of Edinburgh 9. Lorenzo Ghiberti Roger Tarr, University of Edinburgh 10. Leon Battista Alberti Roger Tarr, University of Edinburgh 11. Leonardo da Vinci Erin Campbell, Ontario, Canada 12. Michelangelo Buonarroti James Hall, London 13. Pietro Aretino, Paolo Pino, and Lodovico Dolce Erin Campbell, Ontario, Canada 14. Giorgio Vasari Sharon Gregory, The University of the South, USA 15. Giovan Paolo Lomazzo and Federico Zuccaro Nick Webb, The Open University 16. Karel van Mander Walter Melion, John Hopkins University, USA 17. Giovanni Bellori Kaylee Spencer-Ahrens, Texas, USA 18. Andre Felibien Claire Pace, University of Glasgow 19. Roger de Piles Thomas Puttfarken, University of Reading 20. Earl of Shaftesbury A. Owen Aldridge, University of Illinois, USA 21. William Hogarth Matthew Craske, Oxford Brookes University 22. Edmund Burke Abigail Chantler, Trinity College Dublin 23. Joshua Reynolds Harry Mount, Oxford Brookes University 24. Denis Diderot Mark Ledbury, University of Manchester 25. Johann Winckelmann Alex Potts, University of Reading 26. Gotthold Lessing Abigail Chantler, Trinity College Dublin 27. Immanuel Kant David Cooper, University of Durham 28. Friedrich Schiller Abigail Chantler, Trinity College Dublin 29. Arthur Schopenhauer Peter Lewis, University of Edinburgh 30. G. W. F. Hegel Gary Shapiro,University of Richmond, USA 31. Soren Kierkegaard George Pattison, King's College, Cambridge 32. Jacob Burckhardt Richard Drake, University of Montana, USA 33. Karl Marx Richard Drake, University of Montana, USA 34. Charles Baudelaire Rosemary Lloyd, University of Indiana 35. Eugene Fromentin Barbara Wright, Trinity College Dublin 36. Hippolyte Taine Hilary Nias, Helston, UK 37. Edmund and Jules de Goncourt Pamela Warner, University of Delaware, USA 38.Leo Tolstoy Gareth Jones, Bangor, Wales 39. John Ruskin Andrew Leng, National University of Singapore 40. Walter Pater Laurel Brake, Birkbeck College, University of London 41. William Morris Linda Julian, Greenville, USA 42. Frederich Nietzsche Ruben Barrios, University College Dublin 43. Alois Riegl Margaret Iversen, University of Essex

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/10/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415243025
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780415243025
  • weight: 356
  • ISBN10: 0415243025

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