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Algebraic ArtMathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Andrea Henderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Algebraic Art explores the invention of a peculiarly Victorian account of the nature and value of aesthetic form, and it traces that account to a surprising source: mathematics. The nineteenth ... More

Cultivating BeliefVictorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination

Cultivating Belief: Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination

Sebastian Lecourt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812494
eISBN:
9780191850332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812494.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book explores how a group of Victorian liberal writers that included George Eliot, Walter Pater, and Matthew Arnold became attracted to new theories of religion as a function of race and ... More

Wordsworth's Monastic InheritancePoetry, Place, and the Sense of Community

Wordsworth's Monastic Inheritance: Poetry, Place, and the Sense of Community

Jessica Fay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198816201
eISBN:
9780191853555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This is the first extended study of Wordsworth’s complex, subtle, and often conflicted engagement with the material and cultural legacies of monasticism. It reveals that a set of topographical, ... More

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