A comprehensive account of the circulation and adaptation of literature in late 18th-century art, explores the visual dimension of reading in an emerging visual culture and offers a range of new ways of reading literature and painting together.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -247) and index.
The literary galleries and the field of art -- The spectator turned reader : printed text at the galleries -- The reader turned spectator : visual narratives -- 'Satan encount'ring death, sin interposing' : Milton' s allegory and the politics of seeing -- The plot of Adam and Eve.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.