Walter Pater"s Renaissance

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park [Penn.] .

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  • Pater, Walter, 1839-1894.,
  • Pater, Walter, 1839-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Arts, Renaissance.

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StatementPaul Barolsky.
LC ClassificationsNX450.5 .B37 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2551408M
ISBN 100271004363
LC Control Number85043561

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‎As Walter Pater relates in the "Preface," his inspiration for composing The Renaissance is in part his fascination with the compelling "outbreak of the human spirit" (xxii), the "re-nascence" of Hellenic vitality that distinguishes the work and lives of his subjects.

While his emphasis naturally lie. This book is Walter Paters Renaissance book about the spirit of the Renaissance than about Renaissance artists or their works of art.

What Walter Pater perceived that spirit to be was the pursuit of effect. Throughout his essays, Pater intimates that effect is the grand end of art; and in his Conclusion he recommends effect, or experience, as the object of life to his readers, who were, in his day, impressionable young intellectuals/5(6).

The Renaissance [Walter Walter Paters Renaissance book on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Walter Pater has books on Goodreads with ratings. Walter Pater’s most popular book is The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry.

The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry. by Walter Pater (Author), Donald L. Hill (Editor) September ; First Edition; Paperback Walter Paters Renaissance book, £; Courses European Art Visual Culture European Literature; Title Details.

Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: x Illustrations: 1 frontisp., 16 illustrations. Pater, Walter, Title: The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry Contents: Preface -- Two early French stories -- Pico della Mirandola -- Sandro Botticelli -- Luca della Robbia -- The poetry of Michelangelo -- Leonardo da Vinci -- The school of Giorgione -- Joachim du Bellay -- Winckelmann -- Conclusion.

Language: English: LoC ClassCited by: The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible. His cry of "art for art's sake" became the manifesto of the Aesthetic Movement, and his assessments of Renaissance art have influenced generations of readers.

Scan and ocr by Alfred J. Drake for etexts for Victorianists, You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry Author: Walter Pater Posting Date: Ma [EBook #] Release Date: November, Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK.

Renaissance [Walter Pater] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Walter Pater Renaissance: Walter Pater: : Books2/5(1). In came Plato and Platonism, giving an extremely literary view of Plato and neglecting the logical and dialectical side of his philosophy.

Pater’s Greek Studies (), Miscellaneous Studies (), and Essays from The Guardian (privately printed, ; ) were published posthumously. The Renaissance () at once became the touchstone for the decadent imagination for a generation of Oxford undergraduates.

Pater was shocked at the reaction his book inspired: 'I wish they would not call me a hedonist, it gives such a wrong impression to those who do not know Greek.'.4/5. The Renaissance.

Walter Pater. Cosimo, Inc., Nov 1, - Art - pages. 0 Reviews. [I]n the streets of Milan moved a people as fantastic, changeful, and dreamlike. To Leonardo least of all.

Pater's Renaissance is one of my Bibles. Specifically, it's my 's Ulysses is my New Testament, Gravity's Rainbow my Apocalypse, Tristram Shandy my Apocrypha, Kafka my Koran, and A la recherche du temps perdu my endless of the most beautifully-written books in the English language, The Renaissance has an undeserved reputation for purple prose and an all-too.

The Renaissance by Walter Pater PUBLICATION HISTORY: Pater's The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry is a collection of critical essays first published together as a volume inoriginally titled Studies in the History of the Renaissance.

More books by Walter Pater Quotes by Walter Pater “To burn always with this hard gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.” ― Walter Pater, The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry/5. This book is a collected, edited sequence of essays by Walter Pater (–), a Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford.

Oscar Wilde first read it inas a student at Trinity College Dublin. ‘The Renaissance’ is a term that refers to flowering of human culture brought about by the.

Walter Pater () attained a B.A. degree in Classics from Queen's College, Oxford, followed soon after by a M.A. degree from Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was made a Fellow in That same year Pater toured Italy, where he discovered what would become a lifelong passion for masters of the Italian Renaissance like Leonardo da.

Walter Pater's The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry The Renaissance is a series of essays by Walter Pater written between and and. In the used bookstores of Boston in the late s, the Renaissance section always had multiple cheap copies of two books: E.M.W.

Tillyard’s The Elizabethan World Picture and Walter Pater’s The Renaissance. What this fact suggests to me is that these two books were standard fare for undergraduate courses in the s, 60s, and 70s and shaping influences on what “the Renaissance.

THE history of the Renaissance ends in France, and carries us away from Italy to the beautiful cities of the country of the Loire. But it was in France also, in a very important sense, that the Renaissance had begun. book by walter horatio pater. greek studies. marius the epicurean volume.

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The Renaissance. The Renaissance. Studies in Art and History. Walter Horatio Pater. (0 Reviews). As M. Beaumont points out, few books had the importance and effect of Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance, first published in Its first effect was on Oxford undergraduates, including Wilde, who took it as “the holy writ of beauty,” and quoted its most flaming paragraphs.

Another effect was more long-lasting and explains why in Oxford University Press made Cited by: 1. The Renaissance by Walter Pater. This fantastic classic text is Pater's graceful collection of essays discussing the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists.

The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to. In his first signed publication, Walter Pater () identified himself with aestheticism and decadence by defending the "religion of art"(). Pater is now remembered primarily as Oscar Wilde's tutor at Oxford, and for one or two famous paragraphs.

One is from the conclusion of The Renaissance. These words originally appeared in Pater's. The Renaissance.: Walter Pater. University of California Press, - Art - pages. 0 Reviews. The Renaissance is a strikingly original and influential collection of essays in which.

The era now referred to as the Renaissance represented an unparalleled blossoming of art and culture.

Take a tour of the period through the imagination of Walter Pater, one of England's most renowned art historians and critics. In this volume, Pater turns his attention to a series of Renaissance masterpieces in visual art and literature.

An informative and engaging read for fans of. ‎Walter Pater, the English critic, essayist and humanist is noted for the advocacy of “art for art’s sake”, which became a cardinal doctrine of Aestheticism.

Pater’s seminal work on the Renaissance was popular, yet controversial, reflecting his lost belief in Christianity. This comprehensive eBook pr. Walter Pater () was an obscure Oxford don untilwhen his first book, The Renaissance, exposed his argument favoring sensation over though and, in doing so, ignited a hard, gem-like flame.

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Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance is known as the “golden book” of the British Aesthetic movement. Though ostensibly focused on Italian Renaissance art, the book speaks obliquely to Pater’s own Victorian moment, challenging conventional codes of.

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and examine the literary traditions to which it belongs: poetry, fiction, history, and criticism. Exploring Pater's neglected playfulness—his uses of irony, paradox, and parody—it traces with sparkling wit and elegance Pater's relations to poetry Author: Paul Barolsky.

Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance was published inbut by he had evolved a highly personal myth of the Renaissance which informed all his subsequent work.

Each of the essays which he wrote up to and including his essay on Leonardo da Vinci () mark the evolution of the myth, and those which came afterwards, with the exception of the rather later ‘school. The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry by Walter Pater.

Redeem a Book Voucher My Gift Certificates Gift Vouchers & Bulk Purchases Order History My Details Email Alerts Log Out Walter Pater. Walter Pater, The Renaissance Pater's treatise is a response to the limitations of Arnoldian classicism and Victorian medievalism, as expressed by Carlyle and Ruskin, in which he seeks a more modern aesthetic and rejects orthodoxy in religion.

The Renaissance is a strikingly original and influential collection of essays in which Walker Pater gave memorable expression to an aesthetic view of life. It has never before been published in a scholarly edition.

Donald L. Hill reproduces Pater's text ofwith a record of all verbal Price: $. I think this book is intended more to show the findings of the Renaissance living in the Middle Ages, so the farther we go from it, the weaker the book is in my opinion.

But, as a non Westerner that loves to know about other cultures, this book is a bacon of knowledge, contemporary works doesn't have the same will to seek objective s:   Pater's Note: This brief "Conclusion" was omitted in the second edition of this book, as I conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall.

On the whole, I have thought it best to reprint it here, with some slight changes which bring it .The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible.

His cry of "art for art's sake" became the manifesto of the Aesthetic Movement, and his assessments of Renaissance art have influenced generations of readers.

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