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Architecture, Landscape and Liberty

Architecture, Landscape and Liberty
Richard Payne Knight and the Picturesque

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  • Date Published: May 1997
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print May 2006
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521462006

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  • Andrew Ballantyne's study of the prominent late-Georgian critic Richard Payne Knight is based on his writings on aesthetics and his influence on the principles of taste in the eighteenth century. Knight played an important role in the controversy about picturesque taste and its application to garden design, which became a major preoccupation during the second half of the century. Knight's ideas were given concrete expression in his writings and verses, of which his Analytic Inquiry into the Principles of Taste was the most influential.

    • Inter-disciplinary cultural history
    • Contains introduction to the culture of late-Georgian England
    • Copious illustrations
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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 1997
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521462006
    • length: 329 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 197 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.98kg
    • contains: 60 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print May 2006
  • Table of Contents

    1. Setting the scene
    2. Becoming ancient, becoming Greek
    3. Atoms and analysis
    4. Symbolical paganism
    5. Civil society
    6. Principles of taste
    7. The didactic landscape
    8. A house and a garden
    9. Conclusion.

  • Author

    Andrew Ballantyne, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

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