Imaginary Portraits by Walter Pater
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Imaginary Portraits
By Walter Pater

Imaginary Portraits

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Imaginary Portraits by Walter Pater

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Out of print for decades, the enchanting classics in this new edition will be welcomed by teachers and students of literature, art history, and aesthetics. Written by an esteemed nineteenth-century scholar of Renaissance art and literature, the "imaginary portraits" are fictionalized accounts of historic figures, with the search for a new aesthetic as the common thread.The Child in the House, out of print since 1904, appears in this treasured new edition, along with Gaston de Latour, an unfinished novel."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781880559772
ISBN-10: 1880559773
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Walter Pater

Works of Walter Pater by Walter Pater Works of Walter Pater, Paperback (November 2011)

This collected edition of the works of Walter Pater (1839-94) was published in 1900-1.

Essays from The Guardian by Walter Pater Essays from The Guardian, Paperback (November 2011)

Published alongside Pater's collected works of 1900-1, this collection reprints his literary reviews from the 1880s.

Studies in the History of the Renaissance by Walter Pater Studies in the History of the Renaissance, Paperback (February 2010)

Studies in the History of the Renaissance is a highly influential defence of aestheticism. Pater redefined the practice of criticism through his readings of some of the paintings, sculptures, and poems of the Renaissance, and shocked contemporaries for sponsoring a hedonistic ethic with his infamous 'Conclusion'.

Renaissance by Walter Pater Renaissance, Paperback (June 2005)

Pater's graceful essays discuss the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible.

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Author Biography - Walter Pater

Walter Pater (1839-1894) was an essayist, critic, and Oxford don. Renowned for his study of aesthetic poetry and his essays on the history of the Renaissance, he was a central figure in the Aesthetic movement that swept England at the end of the nineteenth century.

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