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Changing Perspectives in Literature and the Visual Arts, 1650-1820 (SIGNED)

Roston, Murray

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ISBN 10: 0691067953 / ISBN 13: 9780691067957
Published by Princeton University Press, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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As New. ; SIGNED and inscribed by Murray Rosten to Professor Arnold J. Band and his wife Ora. ; Tight, clean and crisp. In excellent condition. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. Protected in a new Mylar cover. As New. ; Arnold Band is professor emeritus of Hebrew and comparative literature at UCLA, and founder (in 1969) of the UCLA Comparative Literature Program. ; Princeton Legacy Library; 10.25 X 7.75 X 1 inches; 472 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 27853

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Title: Changing Perspectives in Literature and the ...

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Continuing with the theme of his work Renaissance Perspectives in Literature and the Visual Arts, Murray Roston applies to a later period the same critical principle: that for each generation there exists a central complex of inherited ideas and urgent contemporary concerns to which each creative artist and writer responds in his or her own way. Roston demonstrates that what emerges is not a fixed or monolithic pattern for each generation but a dynamic series of responses to shared challenges. The book relates leading English writers and literary modes to contemporary developments in architecture, painting, and sculpture. "A sumptuous book. . . . Clearly and gracefully written and cogently argued, Roston's admirable achievement is of paramount significance to literary studies, to cultural and art history, and to aesthetics. . . . Outstanding."--Choice

Originally published in 1990.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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Murray Roston is Professor of English at Bar-Ilan University, Israel and has been a visiting professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, Stanford University, and the University of Virginia. He is also the author of Victorian Contexts: Literature and the Visual Arts (NYU).

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