Studies in the History of the Renaissance

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Through his highly idiosyncratic readings of some of the finest paintings, sculptures, and poems of the French and Italian Renaissance, Walter Pater in Studies in the History of the Renaissance redefined the practice of criticism as an impressionistic, almost erotic exploration of the critic's aesthetic responses. Pater's infamous "Conclusion," which forever linked him with the decadent movement, scandalized many with its insistence on making pleasure the sole motive of life, even as it charmed fellow aesthetes such as ...

Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2017, Andesite Press

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Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2015, Andesite Press

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Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2011, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2011, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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Studies in the History of the Renaissance 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

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