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Baudelaire and the Chinese object

Abstract:

Baudelaire’s review of the Exposition Universelle of 1855 included a shocking attack on Ingres. His denigration of the seventy-five-year old champion of neo-classical painting arguably points to a new way of approaching Ingres’s paintings in terms of their surreal artificiality, but it meant that this section of his review was deemed unpublishable at the time. In any case his polemical contrast of Ingres and Delacroix opens apparently indirectly, with a discussion of aesthetic relativism. Bau...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1353/esp.2018.0008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval & Modern Lang Fac; French
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
L'Esprit Createur Journal website
Volume:
58
Issue:
1
Pages:
101-113
Publication date:
2018-03-16
Acceptance date:
2017-11-17
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EISSN:
1931-0234
ISSN:
0014-0767
Pubs id:
pubs:817253
URN:
uri:0a1b1d7b-2a1a-4803-8694-88c49b07a6d4
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uuid:0a1b1d7b-2a1a-4803-8694-88c49b07a6d4
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