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The Resource The artist as critic : bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

The artist as critic : bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

Label
The artist as critic : bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books
Title
The artist as critic
Title remainder
bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books
Statement of responsibility
Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An interdisciplinary study of the relationship between text and image in "Fin-de-Siecle" first editions, from elite "belles-lettres" to popular mass-market books. Focusing on the power relations embedded in bitextual relationships, it explores the context in which illustrated books were produced
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Janzen Kooistra, Lorraine
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Art and literature
  • Illustrated books
  • Illustration of books
  • English literature
  • Illustration of books, Victorian
  • Decadence (Literary movement)
  • Sexual orientation in literature
  • Aesthetic movement (Art)
  • Sex (Psychology) in literature
  • Gender identity in literature
  • Bisexuality in literature
  • Aestheticism (Literature)
  • Intertextuality
Label
The artist as critic : bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Two Texts, Two Hands, Two Looks
  • Bitextual theory and the marriage of image and text.
  • p. 9
  • Readers, viewers, texts.
  • p. 12
  • artist as critic: five dialogic relationships for image and text.
  • p. 14
  • 2.
  • Contextual/Bitextual: Aesthetes, Socialists, Journalists
  • Socialists and the art of the arts-and-crafts book.
  • p. 26
  • Aesthetes and the art of the art-nouveau book.
  • p. 31
  • Journalists and the art of the mass-produced book.
  • p. 35
  • Books and backgrounds: technologies, markets, theories.
  • p. 40
  • Sex and the art of the book.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Quotation
  • Journalism and the construction of the real.
  • p. 54
  • Realism and romance: the fin-de-siecle adventure tale.
  • p. 56
  • I. 'You know my methods': the illustrator's Sherlock Holmes.
  • p. 58
  • II. Adventure on the edge of empire: Black Heart and White Heart.
  • p. 70
  • III. Ironic adventures: representation and disruption in Perfervid.
  • p. 74
  • 4.
  • Impression
  • Androgynous beauty and the aesthetic imagetext.
  • p. 91
  • Consuming passions and consummating environments.
  • p. 94
  • I. Bitextual couple, bisexual Sphinx: Ricketts, Wilde, and the decadent art of seduction.
  • p. 94
  • II. Bitextual marriage: Margaret Armour and W.B. Macdougall.
  • p. 107
  • 5.
  • Parody
  • Dazzling travesties: decadent and parodic illustration.
  • p. 127
  • Representation and authority: pictorial critique and textual disruption.
  • p. 129
  • I. Salome and sexual/textual politics: the Wilde dance of Aubrey and Oscar.
  • p. 130
  • II. Fringilla: impression, quotation, parody.
  • p. 146
  • III. Jump-to-Glory Jane: one man's satire is another man's saint.
  • p. 149
  • 6.
  • Answering
  • architectonics of answerability.
  • p. 167
  • Communal aesthetics and the folk-arts revival.
  • p. 171
  • I. Art, politics and dreams: The Well at the World's End.
  • p. 172
  • II. The Were-Wolf: decadent man answers New Woman.
  • p. 184
  • III. A Book of Ballads: Alice Sargant, William Strang and the Celtic revival.
  • p. 189
  • 7.
  • Cross-Dressing
  • Bitextual identity and the androgynous ideal: the transvestism of the text.
  • p. 203
  • Cross-dressing and bitextual politics.
  • p. 207
  • I. William Strang: the artist as woman as hero.
  • p. 209
  • II. Laurence Housman: homosocial solidarity and bitextual art.
  • p. 214
  • III. Aubrey Beardsley; cross-dressing comes out of the closet.
  • p. 226
  • 8.
  • Entr'acte.
  • p. 247
  • Appendix: Select Annotated Bibliography of First-Edition Illustrated books.
  • p. 252
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 278
  • Index.
  • p. 291
Control code
l80095022118
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 304 p.
Isbn
9781859281598
Lccn
lc95022118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The artist as critic : bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Two Texts, Two Hands, Two Looks
  • Bitextual theory and the marriage of image and text.
  • p. 9
  • Readers, viewers, texts.
  • p. 12
  • artist as critic: five dialogic relationships for image and text.
  • p. 14
  • 2.
  • Contextual/Bitextual: Aesthetes, Socialists, Journalists
  • Socialists and the art of the arts-and-crafts book.
  • p. 26
  • Aesthetes and the art of the art-nouveau book.
  • p. 31
  • Journalists and the art of the mass-produced book.
  • p. 35
  • Books and backgrounds: technologies, markets, theories.
  • p. 40
  • Sex and the art of the book.
  • p. 45
  • 3.
  • Quotation
  • Journalism and the construction of the real.
  • p. 54
  • Realism and romance: the fin-de-siecle adventure tale.
  • p. 56
  • I. 'You know my methods': the illustrator's Sherlock Holmes.
  • p. 58
  • II. Adventure on the edge of empire: Black Heart and White Heart.
  • p. 70
  • III. Ironic adventures: representation and disruption in Perfervid.
  • p. 74
  • 4.
  • Impression
  • Androgynous beauty and the aesthetic imagetext.
  • p. 91
  • Consuming passions and consummating environments.
  • p. 94
  • I. Bitextual couple, bisexual Sphinx: Ricketts, Wilde, and the decadent art of seduction.
  • p. 94
  • II. Bitextual marriage: Margaret Armour and W.B. Macdougall.
  • p. 107
  • 5.
  • Parody
  • Dazzling travesties: decadent and parodic illustration.
  • p. 127
  • Representation and authority: pictorial critique and textual disruption.
  • p. 129
  • I. Salome and sexual/textual politics: the Wilde dance of Aubrey and Oscar.
  • p. 130
  • II. Fringilla: impression, quotation, parody.
  • p. 146
  • III. Jump-to-Glory Jane: one man's satire is another man's saint.
  • p. 149
  • 6.
  • Answering
  • architectonics of answerability.
  • p. 167
  • Communal aesthetics and the folk-arts revival.
  • p. 171
  • I. Art, politics and dreams: The Well at the World's End.
  • p. 172
  • II. The Were-Wolf: decadent man answers New Woman.
  • p. 184
  • III. A Book of Ballads: Alice Sargant, William Strang and the Celtic revival.
  • p. 189
  • 7.
  • Cross-Dressing
  • Bitextual identity and the androgynous ideal: the transvestism of the text.
  • p. 203
  • Cross-dressing and bitextual politics.
  • p. 207
  • I. William Strang: the artist as woman as hero.
  • p. 209
  • II. Laurence Housman: homosocial solidarity and bitextual art.
  • p. 214
  • III. Aubrey Beardsley; cross-dressing comes out of the closet.
  • p. 226
  • 8.
  • Entr'acte.
  • p. 247
  • Appendix: Select Annotated Bibliography of First-Edition Illustrated books.
  • p. 252
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 278
  • Index.
  • p. 291
Control code
l80095022118
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 304 p.
Isbn
9781859281598
Lccn
lc95022118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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