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Author Schweighauser, Philipp, author.

Title Beautiful deceptions : European aesthetics, the early American novel, and illusionist art / Philipp Schweighauser
Published Charlottesville, Virginia : University of Virginia Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Aesthetics, politics, and the early American novel -- Political deceptions and sensory delusions -- The right to deception -- Visual artifice -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 9, 2016)
Subject Art, American -- 18th century
Art, Modern -- 18th century -- History.
Deception -- In art
Hallucinations and illusions in art.
American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism
Deception in literature.
Illusion in literature.
ART -- History -- General.
American literature -- Colonial period
Art, American
Art, Modern
Deception in literature
Hallucinations and illusions in art
Illusion in literature
Genre/Form Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780813939032
Other Titles European aesthetics, the early American novel, and illusionist art