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Brownell, W. C. - French Art, ebook

French Art

Brownell, W. C.


A fascinating look at the history of painting and sculpture in France by American journalist and literary critic W. C. Brownell.

Prest, Julia - Theatre under Louis XIV, ebook

Theatre under Louis XIV

Prest, Julia


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Cross-Dressing and Cross-Casting
Julia Prest
2. Unattractive Women: Cross-Casting in Comedy
Julia Prest
3. Boys will be Girls: Cross-Casting in School Drama
Julia Prest
4. Female Roles in Court…

Carl, Klaus - Rokoko, ebook


Carl, Klaus


Das Wort Rokoko leitet sich wahrscheinlich von dem vermutlich in französischen Emigrantenkreisen aufgekommenen Wort "rocaille" (Muschel) ab. Diese Kunstrichtung entwickelte sich zu Beginn des 18. Jahrhunderts und breitete sich schnell in ganz Europa…

Carl, Klaus - Le Rococo, ebook

Le Rococo

Carl, Klaus


En associant le mot rocaille, référence aux formes alambiquées des coquillages, à l’italien baroco, les Français donnèrent naissance au terme de rococo. Apparu au début du XVIIIe siècle, il s’étendit rapidement à l’ensemble de l’Europe.…

Prest, Julia - Controversy in French Drama, ebook

Controversy in French Drama

Prest, Julia


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Julia Prest
2. The Struggle for Influence
Julia Prest
3. What Is a Faux Dévot?
Julia Prest
4. What Is a Faux Dévot?
Julia Prest
5. What Is a Vrai Dévot and Is He a Véritable Homme…

Carl, Klaus - Rococo, ebook


Carl, Klaus


Deriving from the French word rocaille, in reference to the curved forms of shellfish, and the Italian barocco, the French created the term ‘Rococo’. Appearing at the beginning of the 18th century, it rapidly spread to the whole of Europe. Extravagant…

Facos, MIchelle - A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Art, ebook

A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Art

Facos, MIchelle


A comprehensive review of art in the first truly modern century
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Art contains contributions from an international panel of noted experts to offer a broad overview of both national and transnational developments, as…

Gordon, Ian - Kid Comic Strips, ebook

Kid Comic Strips

Gordon, Ian


America and France: Perry Winkle and Bicot
Ian Gordon
4. America and Britain: Dennis the Menace (s)
Ian Gordon
5. Comics Scholarship and Comparative Studies
Ian Gordon

Goncourt, Edmond - Fragonard, ebook


Goncourt, Edmond


A painter and printmaker of the Rococo movement, Jean- Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) is recognised as one of France’s most prolific artists. His genius however almost went forgotten after the Revolution due to the expanding influence of neo-classicism and the loss of his bourgeoisie clientele.