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PRESERVING THE PAST  Mission Héliographique: Origins Part One One of the major problems raised by the French Revolution was the status of the Catholic Church. With everything old swept away, including the monarchy, the nobility, and religion itself, the brave new...

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Part One

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Jean-François Lyotard and the Sublime, Part One

Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime (1991) Part One The way in which the mind of Jean-François Lyotard worked was slow and systematic and thorough. The notion of the potential injustice in language games appeared in The Postmodern Condition: A Report on...

Friedrich Schiller

SCHILLER AND ROMANTICISM Friedrich von Schiller (1759 – 1805) Schiller’s Letters on the Aesthetical Education of Man, were literally a series of letters written in 1793 to the Danish Prince, Friedrich Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Augustenborg. According to William...
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