5 edition of Desire and excess found in the catalog.
Desire and excess
Includes bibliographical references (p. -335) and index
|Other titles||Desire & excess|
|LC Classifications||NX454 .S54 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 352 p. :|
|Number of Pages||352|
|ISBN 10||0691049130, 0691049149|
|LC Control Number||00020897|
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By reconsidering the institutions and aesthetics responsible for the culture of the museum in modernity, it Desire and excess book a new history of art-historical discourse. Desire and Excess: The Nineteenth-Century Culture of Art Jonah Siegel Treating these developments as interrelated, he analyzes both visual material and literary texts to portray a culture in which art came to be thought of in powerful new ways.
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Readers wishing to respond to an essay in ebr may send ripostes or short glosses to the journal’s Managing Editor, Will Luers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, pages): illustrations. Contents: Desire and excess book The Apparent Permanence of the Museum as Against Its Actual Permanence: The Nineteenth-Century Culture of Art --Introduction: The Museum as Mortuary --pt.
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The difference between two numbers is the excess of one over the other. An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
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1 Since we have previously said that one ought to choose that which is intermediate, not the excess nor the defect, and that the intermediate is determined by the dictates of the right rule, let us discuss the nature of these dictates.
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