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Ambiguity and desire in late eighteenth century portraits of the actress

Perry, Gill (2003). Ambiguity and desire in late eighteenth century portraits of the actress. In: Asleson, Robyn ed. Notorious muse: the actress in British art and culture 1776-1812. Studies in British Art. London, UK: Yale University Press, pp. 57–80.

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Abstract

This essay analyses the representation of the actress in eighteenth century art and culture, exploring the various constructions of feminine sexuality involved.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-300-10005-1, 978-0-300-10005-1
Keywords: Actress: sexuality; eighteenth century portraiture
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 4754
Depositing User: Gillian Perry
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4754
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