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National Romanticism: The Formation of National Movements

by Mihail Kogălniceanu, Ferenc Kölcsey, Ioannis Kolettis & Ján Kollár et al.

This is the second of the four-volume series, a daring project of CEU Press, presenting the most important texts that triggered and shaped the processes of nation-building in the many countries of Central and...


The Disasters of War

by Francisco Goya

Visual indictment of war's horrors, modeled after Spanish insurrection (1808), the resultant Peninsular War and following famine. Miseries of war graphically demonstrated in 83 prints.


Arabian Nights Illustrated: Art of Dulac, Folkard, Parrish and Others

by Jeff A. Menges

Inspired by tales of Sinbad, Aladdin, Ali Baba, and other exotic characters, this original collection features more than 185 color and black-and-white images by acclaimed artists from the Golden Age of Illustration....


The Bridal Chamber: Where Dreams Become Reality

by Jai Louys

The sweetest, sexiest, and most controversial romantic wedding themed poetry book to date by any poet this earth has ever known. Truly a romantic poetry and short-story set that is sure to get the heat flowing...


The ABC of Style

by Émile Bayard

Ever wondered why your ceiling is shaped like the arches in a gothic cathedral? Or why your offi ce building looks so different from its neighboring counterparts? The ABC of Style invites you to explore the...


Surrealism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

Surrealists appeared in the aftermath of World War I with a bang: revolution of thought, creativity, and the wish to break away from the past and all that was left in ruins.This refusal to integrate into the...


The Life and Masterworks of J.M.W. Turner

by Eric Shanes

At fifteen, Turner was already exhibiting View of Lambeth. He soon acquired the reputation of an immensely clever watercolourist. A disciple of Girtin and Cozens, he showed in his choice and presentation of...


Exiled in Modernity

by David O'Brien

Notions of civilization and barbarism were intrinsic to Eugène Delacroix’s artistic practice: he wrote regularly about these concepts in his journal, and the tensions between the two were the subject of numerous...


A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden

by James Schlett

In August 1858, William James Stillman, a painter and founding editor of the acclaimed but short-lived art journal The Crayon, organized a camping expedition for some of America's preeminent intellectuals to...


Leonardo's life 3

by Dmitrij Sergéevic Merežkovskij

Last chapter of the trilogy "Leonardo’s life". Werecked the star of Cesare Borgia, Leonardo returns to Florence. His fellow citizens do not love him. They are divided among those who suspect him of sorcery...


Ancient Roman Roads and Architecture-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Unleash both the historian and architect in your kids with this Ancient Roman Roads and Architecture History Book. There is a whole different but beautifully thought-of world in the ancient Rome that your children...


AP® Art History Crash Course Book + Online

by Gayle A. Asch & Matt Curless

REA's Crash Course for the AP® Art History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

2nd Edition - Completely Revised for the New 2016 Exam

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched...


Framing Majismo

by Tara Zanardi

Majismo, a cultural phenomenon that embodied the popular aesthetic in Spain from the second half of the eighteenth century, served as a vehicle to “regain” Spanish heritage. As expressed in visual representations...


Sense and Sensibility (Wisehouse Classics - With Illustrations by H.M. Brock)

by Jane Austen

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym "A Lady". A work of romantic fiction, better known as a comedy of manners,


Afterlives of Romantic Intermediality: The Intersection of Visual, Aural, and Verbal Frontiers

by Catherine Riccio-Berry, Leena Eilittä, James Cisneros & Asko Nivala et al.

Through its focus on artistic intermediality, Afterlives of Romantic Intermediality addresses the manifold, even global artistic developments that were initiated by European Romantics. The contributions herein...


Nature, Politics, and the Arts: Essays on Romantic Culture for Carl Woodring

by Hermione de Almeida, Martin Meisel, Carl Dawson & William Theodore De Bary et al.

This interdisciplinary book honors Columbia professor and New York intellectual Carl Woodring. The depth of these original perspectives on the literature, art, politics, science, and philosophy of transatlantic...


Francisco de Goya

Romanticism

by Léon Rosenthal

Romanticism was a reaction against the Neoclassicism that invaded the 19th century, and marked a veritable intellectual rupture. Found in the writings of Victor Hugo and Lord Byron, amongst others, its ideas...