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1789, the Emblems of Reason

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In this classic text on the 18th century and neoclassicism, Jean Starobinski pursues a subtle and brilliant meditation on the connections between art and revolution, comparing the style of the French Revolution as a political event to style in the contemporary visual arts.

Rather than seeking a set of causal links between history and art, Starobinski finds ways to read the
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Hardcover, 298 pages
Published December 12th 1982 by University of Virginia Press (first published 1973)
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