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France in the eighteenth century

Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)

France in the eighteenth century

Winter exhibition, 1968.

by Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)

  • 140 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, French -- Exhibitions,
  • Painting, French -- Exhibitions,
  • Art -- France -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6846 L66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18619083M

    Catholics & Unbelievers in Eighteenth Century France [A well documented book showing that Catholic opposition to French liberal thought was more than a negative significance] Palmer, R. R. (non-Cath) Used. Despite strong attempts at censorship, the volume of literary pornography produced in France hugely expanded during the course of the eighteenth century. As one of the most popular literary genres, authors such as Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Restif de la Bretonne, and the Marquis de Sade were able to sell thousands of copies and publish multiple editions of their works.

    The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex, Lies, and Tabloids in Early Modern France. The publication a decade ago of The Invention of Pornography: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity (), a collection of impressive essays edited and introduced by Lynn Hunt, marked a turning point in our encounters with the “bad books” of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.   From Boydell & Brewer. Gábor Gelléri, Lessons of Travel in Eighteenth-Century France: From Grand Tour to School Trips (Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell Press, ), pages, ISBN: , $ A study of the literature of the ‘art of travel’ in eighteenth-century France, showing how consideration of who should travel and for what purpose provided an .

    With this exhibition and its accompanying publication, Perrin Stein, Curator in the department and a specialist in French Old Master drawings and prints, turns our attention to one such area: etchings made in eighteenth-century France by artists (painters, sculptors, and architects) as well as amateurs, a term used at the time to describe an. book production. This essay will survey their work in order to see what conclusions can be drawn concerning writing and reading in eighteenth-century France and will then attempt to show how that work might be supplemented by an investigation of eighteenth century publishing. Publishing was .


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