download process

Plays and Puritans - Charles Kingsley

Not Available

This file is no longer available on Tradebit.

Pay for Plays and Puritans - Charles Kingsley

https://www.tradebit.como present you this new edition. The British Isles have been ringing for the last few years with the word 'Art' in its German sense; with 'High Art, ' 'Symbolic Art, ' 'Ecclesiastical Art, ' 'Dramatic Art, ' 'Tragic Art, ' and so forth; and every well-educated person is expected, nowadays, to know something about Art. Yet in spite of all translations of German 'AEsthetic' treatises, and 'Kunstnovellen, ' the mass of the British people cares very little about the matter, and sits contented under the imputation of 'bad taste. ' Our stage, long since dead, does not revive; our poetry is dying; our music, like our architecture, only reproduces the past; our painting is only first-rate when it handles landscapes and animals, and seems likely so to remain; but, meanwhile, nobody cares. Some of the deepest and most earnest minds vote the question, in general, a 'sham and a snare, ' and whisper to each other confidentially, that Gothic art is beginning to be a 'bore, ' and that Sir Christopher Wren was a very good fellow after all; while the middle classes look on the Art movement half amused, as with a pretty toy, half sulkily suspicious of Popery and Paganism, and think, apparently, that Art is very well when it means nothing, and is merely used to beautify drawing-rooms and shawl patterns; not to mention that, if there were no painters, Mr.

Author: Kingsley, Charles
Publisher: https://www.tradebit.como
Illustration: N
Language: ENG
Title: Plays and Puritans
Pages: 00091 (Encrypted EPUB)
On Sale: 2010-09-15
SKU-13/ISBN: 9782819946021
Category: History : Europe - Great Britain - General

(ID 215507229)

File Data:

Contact Seller:
ebook-reader, US, Member since 09/08/2010


Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

More Files From This User

Related Files

Tradebit Reviews

Tradebit is the worlds largest marketplace for digital files, with over 2.5 million satisfied customers and millions of digital products. Online for over 12 years, Tradebit is the best place to find files like music, video tutorials, repair manuals, and more. If you're curious about how much our users love Tradebit, read reviews from real buyers!