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Description - Art in an Age of Counterrevolution 1815-1848 by Albert Boime

Boime's capacious approach and scope allow him to incorporate a wide range of perspectives into his analysis of Romantic art, including Marxism, social history, gender identity, ecology, structuralism, and psychoanalytic theory, a reach that parallels the work of contemporary cultural historians and theorists such as Edward Said, Pierre Bourdieu, Eric Hobsbawm, Frederic Jameson, and T.J. Clark. Boime ultimately establishes that art serves the interests and aspirations of the cultural bourgeoisie. In grounding his arguments in their work and its scope and influence, he elucidates how all artists are inextricably linked to history. This book will be used widely in art history courses and exert enormous influence on cultural studies as well.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226063379
ISBN-10: 0226063372
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 201mm x mm)
Pages: 736
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Albert Boime

Albert Boime is professor of art history at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of fourteen books, including Art in an Age of Revolution, 1750-1800; Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815; and The Art of the Macchia and the Risorgimento, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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