Staff in the Department of French
Publication details for Professor David Baguley2003 Baguley, David Art and Literature of the Second Empire/Les Arts et la Littérature du Second Empire, Durham Modern Languages Series, 220 pp.
- Publication type: Books: edited
- ISSN/ISBN: 9780719085857
Author(s) from Durham
This volume explores the characteristics of the art and literature of the Second Empire in France; it examines the attitudes and positioning of artists and writers of the period in relation to a regime of dubious legitimacy, and the ways in which that regime exploited to its advantage the artistic capital available to it.