Technologies of the picturesque: British art, poetry, and instruments, 1750-1830
A study of how art and technology mutually align their representations of nature in order to transform land into intelligible landscapes. It argues that technology and interior experience of the poetic subject overlap in their means and methods of removing the viewer from nature, while presenting the land as a comprehensible object
PublishedLewisburg,PA: Bucknell University Press, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Ron Broglio
ISBN: 0838757006, 9780838757000
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-231) and index.
236p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Nature; Art and literature Great Britain History 18th century.; Landscape; Nature in literature.; Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 Aesthetics.; Literature and technology Great Britain History 19th century.; Literature and technology Great Britain History 18th century.; Literature; Nature (Aesthetics).; Art and technology Great Britain History 18th century.; Art and technology Great Britain History 19th century.; Art and literature Great Britain History 19th century.; Picturesque, The.