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Reading ➾ The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination Author Sam Smiles – Webpolitics.us

The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic ImaginationPublished For The Paul Mellon Centre For Studies In British Art This Book Is The First To Examine The Ways In Which 18th 19th Century British Artists Portrayed The Archaic Past Sam Smiles Argues That Ancient Britain Was Variously Seen As A Noble Epoch Of Wisdom Patriotism Or As A Period Of Savagery Barbarism, That These Representations Changed Over Time To Suit Current Political Fashions Changing Ideas Of National Identity.

Reading ➾ The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination Author Sam Smiles – Webpolitics.us
  • Hardcover
  • 262 pages
  • The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination
  • Sam Smiles
  • English
  • 14 March 2017
  • 9780300058147

    13 thoughts on “Reading ➾ The Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination Author Sam Smiles – Webpolitics.us


  1. says:

    This is an illustrated study of the vicissitudes of fashion in the reconstruction of the past as performed by effete Englishmen and women I found it interesting as a contribution to historiographical criticism and the history of popular culture.

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