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Author Pharabod-Ibata, Hélène, author.

Title The challenge of the sublime : from Burke's Philosophical enquiry to British Romantic art / Hélène Ibata
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Series Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century studies.
Contents Front matter; Cover; Half title; Series information; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Plates; Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I From the Enquiry to the Academy; The Philosophical Enquiry, theories of the sublime and the sister arts tradition; Presenting the unpresentable: the modernity of Burke's Enquiry; Reynolds, the great style and the Burkean sublime; The sublime contained: academic compromises; Part II Beyond the 'narrow limits of painting'; Immersive spectatorship at the panorama and the aesthetics of the sublime; Frames, edges and 'unlimitation'
'Sublime dreams': ruin paintings and architectural fantasiesPart III Relocating the sublime: Blake, Turner and creative endeavour; Against and beyond Burke: Blake's 'sublime Labours'; Turner: from sublime association to sublime energy; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; Plates
Summary This interdisciplinary study looks at the influence of Edmund Burke's theories of the sublime on British Romantic art, arguing that it is far more significant than previously imagined
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 17, 2019)
Subject Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. Philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful.
Burke, Edmund 1729-1797 A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful
Philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful (Burke, Edmund)
Art, British -- 18th century.
Romanticism in art.
Sublime, The, in art.
ART -- Performance.
ART -- History -- Romanticism.
ART -- Reference.
Art, British.
Das Erhabene
Romanticism in art.
Sublime, The, in art.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526117401