'Derelictions of Contentment': On the locus amoenus in nineteenth-century landscape painting

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A tracing of the representation of idyllic spaces in landscape art from John Constable and Caspar David Friedrich to Edouard Manet and Georges Seurat, with a critique of the definition and tradition of 'locus amoenus' provided by Ernst Robert Curtius.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMutating Idylls : Uses and Misuses of the Locus Amoenus in European Literature, 1850-1930
EditorsCarsten Meiner
Number of pages23
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPeter Lang
Publication date2019
ISBN (Print)9781433161681
ISBN (Electronic)9781433161704
Publication statusPublished - 2019
SeriesStudies on Themes and Motifs in Literature

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