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Moved By Love: Inspired Artists and Deviant Women in Eighteenth-Century France

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"In eighteenth-century France, the ability to lose oneself in a character or scene marked both great artists and ideal spectators. Yet is was thought this same passionate enthusiasm, if taken to unreasonable extremes, could also lead to sexual deviance, mental illness - even death. Women and artists were seen as especially susceptible to these negative consequences of crea ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by University Of Chicago Press
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