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Author Morehead, Allison, author

Title Nature's experiments and the search for symbolist form / Allison Morehead
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
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Series Refiguring modernism
Refiguring modernism.
Contents Towards an experimental symbolism : ideas and ideals -- Defending deformation : Maurice Denis's positivist modernism -- Édouard Vuillard's experimental arabesques -- August Strindberg's naturalistic symbolism -- Madness as method : the pathological experiments of Edvard Munch
Summary "Examines the influence of experimental science, concerned with the workings of the body, the mind, and their various pathologies, on the works of late nineteenth-century artists Maurice Denis, Édouard Vuillard, August Strindberg, and Edvard Munch"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 8, 2017)
Subject Denis, Maurice, 1870-1943 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Munch, Edvard, 1863-1944 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Strindberg, August, 1849-1912 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Vuillard, Édouard, 1868-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Art and science -- History -- 19th century.
Symbolism (Art movement)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 027107938X (electronic bk.)
0271079401 (electronic bk.)
9780271079387 (electronic bk.)
9780271079400 (electronic bk.)