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Making of a Romantic Icon: The Religious Context of Friedrich Overbeck’s “Italia und Germania” (Transaction 97-5)
Making of a Romantic Icon

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By Lionel Gossman
Year: 2007
Pages: 101
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0871699753

Product Code: 0871699753

Transaction 97 No. 5 In this original & thought-provoking book, Lionel Gossman, Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of Romance Languages & Literatures at Princeton University, focuses on Overbeck's "Italia and Germania" to discuss the importance of religious conversion in Romantic thought. He has an impressive knowledge of the historical situation & philosophical background of the time. Gossman gives excellent translations from original German sources that are not only accurate but may enable the Anglophone reader to truly grasp the spirit of the sources. This book serves as a thoughtful & elegantly written introduction to the way of thinking of one of the most important of the Nazerene painters. It treats the evolution of the Nazarene artists' preoccupation with religious issues in an engaging manner & offers a social-historical & theological context to Overbeck's painting by looking interestingly at a wide range of issues & contacts in his early Nazarene period. Illus.

See the accompanying online illustration porfolio at (from Gossman, The Making of a Romantic Icon, Transactions 97/5)  

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