Provence and the British Imagination

Although it resonates today with lavender fields, sunny heritage locations and the gentrified memory of Paul Cézanne’s pictorial turbulence, Provence has not always been the attractive territory of pacified leisure and festival culture. Since the seventeenth century, indeed, the region has inscribed...

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Main Author: A cura di: Claire Davison
Other Authors: A cura di: Béatrice Laurent, A cura di: Caroline Patey, A cura di: Nathalie Vanfasse
Format: eBook
Published: Ledizioni - LediPublishing 2013
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Summary:Although it resonates today with lavender fields, sunny heritage locations and the gentrified memory of Paul Cézanne’s pictorial turbulence, Provence has not always been the attractive territory of pacified leisure and festival culture. Since the seventeenth century, indeed, the region has inscribed its shifting geography, complex politics and the extraordinary diversity of its land and seascapes in the perception and imagination of British visitors
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (235 p.)
ISBN:9788867051373