Appreciations: with an essay on style

by Walter Pater

Hardcover, 1889

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Available

Publication

London and New York, Macmillan and co., 1889.

Description

Published in 1889, and revised in 1890, this essay was a clarion call by Pater for art criticism based on subjective emotional, rather than moralistic, criteria. It was met with controversy, with some critics going so far as to accuse Pater of immorality and outright hedonism.

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Non-circulating
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