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Authors and aquafortistes: the Goncourt brothers and the nineteenth-century etching revival

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This thesis examines the etchings made by Jules and Edmond de Goncourt alongside their writing, placing the Goncourt brothers’ engagement with etching within the historical context of the nineteenth-century etching revival. The brothers made ninety-three etchings from 1859-70, a period that coincides with their major co-written works, including L’Art du XVIIIe siècle, Gavarni, l’homme et l’œuvre and their six novels. The 1860s also marked the height of the etching revival, a movement that for...

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HUMS
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Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English and French
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2023-04-11

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