Absorption and Theatricality by Michael Fried
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Absorption and Theatricality
By Michael Fried

Absorption and Theatricality

Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot New edition

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Absorption and Theatricality by Michael Fried

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With this widely acclaimed work, Fried revised the way in which eighteenth-century French painting and criticism were viewed and understood."A reinterpretation supported by immense learning and by a series of brilliantly perceptive readings of paintings and criticism alike. . . . An exhilarating book."--John Barrell, "London Review of Books"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226262130
ISBN-10: 0226262138
Format: Paperback
(258mm x 174mm x 18mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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