positivism

Machines and Malaise: Technology and the Comic in Villiers and Allais

Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's L'Eve future (1886) and the four sketches of the Contes cruels (1883) focusing on technology are powered by a hidden kinetics founded on an awe and malaise regarding science and its discourse.

Johnson, Warren

Seurat's Les Poseuses in the Context of French Realist Literature

Seurat's Les Poseuses (1886-88) is interpreted as a pictorial manifesto incorporating literary as well as visual sources.

Aichele, K. Porter
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