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Battestin, Martin C.


The Providence of Wit

Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts Martin C. Battestin

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The Providence of Wit

Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts Martin C. Battestin

By exploring the relationship between the idea of Nature and the idea of Art in the period from 1660-1760, this study attempts to account for the distinctive quality of the 'Augustan mode' in literature in arts. Before what Pope envisioned as the apocalypse of modernism occurred, artists and... More