Fuseli's Milton gallery : 'turning readers into spectators' / Luisa Calè.
By: Calè, LuisaOxford ; New York : New York : Clarendon Press ; Published in the United States by Oxford University Press, 2006 ©2006Description: xiv, 259 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199267385Subject(s): Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Illustrations | Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825 -- Criticism and interpretation | English literature -- History and criticism | Art and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century | English literature -- Illustrations | Illustration of books -- England -- 18th century | Popular culture -- England -- History -- 18th century | Books and reading -- England -- History -- 18th centuryDDC classification: 820.9/005
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A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -247) and index.
The literary galleries and the field of art -- The spectator turned reader : printed text at the galleries -- The reader turned spectator : visual narratives -- 'Satan encount'ring death, sin interposing' : Milton' s allegory and the politics of seeing -- The plot of Adam and Eve.