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The Picturesque: Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

The Picturesque: Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

$37.95

Macarthur, John

Pap. New York, 2007

Book ID: 76729

In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque - when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor-in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture.

295 pp., 30 illus.