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Topic 21: The sister arts

  1. The Christian character of medieval literature, painting and architecture.
  2. Popular genres of Renaissance literature, painting and architecture.
  3. Shakespearean inspiration in English literature and painting.
  4. Classical patterns and forms in eighteenth-century literature, art and architecture.
  5. Social awareness in eighteenth-century literature and art.
  6. Romantic landscape: painting and poetry.
  7. Romantic imagination: literature and painting.
  8. Victorian realism: fiction and painting.
  9. The literary nature of Victorian art.
  10. Aestheticism in English literature and art.
  11. Tradition and innovation in twentieth-century literature, painting and architecture.
  12. Twentieth-century reinterpretations of earlier literary and artistic works.

Books to consult

For the literary part students should choose from the books recommended in the bibliographies of the relevant literary topics.

For art and architecture


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