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Paris in Despair Art and Everyday Life under Siege (1870-1871)

ISBN-10: 0226109518

ISBN-13: 9780226109510

Edition: 2002

Authors: Hollis Clayson

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Description:

Using the visual arts as an interpretive lens, Clayson illuminates the wide range of issues at play during the siege and thereafter, including questions of political and cultural identity, artistic masculinity and femininity.
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Book details

List price: $81.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 520
Size: 8.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Paris Under Siege
The War, the Artists, and the History of Art
The Binant Series and the Wartime Everyday
Trapped: The City Transformed
Claustrophobia: La Ville Lumiere Goes Dark
Everyone's a Soldier?
Gender and Allegory in Flux
The Food Crisis
The Artists' War
Introduction: The Horizon of Response
Gustave Courbet Saves the Louvre
Edouard Manet: Restless Modernism
Henri Regnault: Wartime Orientalism
Jean-Alexandre-Joseph Falguiere: Sculpting Resistance
Rosa Bonheur: A Manly Animalier Soldiering On
Edgar Degas: Portraiture and Empathy
Commemorating the Siege in the Aftermath of the Paris Commune
La Place de la Concorde in War and Peace
Two Retrospective Concours
Conclusion
Summing Up
Notes
Index