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Sex and sensibility : ideal and erotic love from Milton to Mozart / Jean H. Hagstrum.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1980.
ISBN 0226312895

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Subjects Amour dans l'art.
Amour dans la littérature.
Emotions in literature.
English literature -- History and criticism.
English literature.
European literature -- History and criticism.
European literature.
Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, 1725-1805
Liebe (Motiv)
Littérature anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature européenne -- Histoire et critique.
Love in art.
Love in literature.
Senses and sensation in literature.
Sentimentalism in literature.
Watteau, Antoine, 1684-1721
Description xiv, 350 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book focuses on the idea of love in all its aspects from the Restoration to Romanticism.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Milton and the ideal of heterosexual friendship -- 3. John Dryden: sensual, heroic, and "pathetic love -- 4. Restoration love and the tears of morbidity -- 5. Woman in love: the abandoned and passionate mistress -- 6. Friends and lovers: the witty and the wise -- 7. Sentimental love and marriage: "esteem enliven'd by desire" -- 8. Richardson -- 9. Rousseau -- 10. The aftermath of sensibility: Sterne, Goethe, and Austen -- 11. Love in painting and music: an appended survey -- Appendix A: Milton and the visual arts -- Appendix B: Chronology of plays referred to -- Appendix C: Watteau, Le pèlerinage à l'Ile de Cythère.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5353165
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hagstrum, Jean H.
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