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The Absinthe Drinker

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Description: The Absinthe Drinker
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Description: Manet and the Family Romance
WHEN THOMAS DE QUINCEY wrote of “the couch of Orestes” in the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater of 1821, he was calling up two images at once: on the one hand, the barrage of thoughts and dreams that tormented Orestes after his murder of his mother, and at the same time, the tender...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.13-40
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00272.002
Description: Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
~In late 1862, Édouard Manet (1832–1883) noted in his studio carnet that a model he described as “Laure, très belle négresse” (“Laure, very beautiful black woman”) sat for a portrait in his rue...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.7-83
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00239.002
Description: Manet and the Modern Tradition
~Manet's thinking was governed and developed by many different forces. It is reasonable to assume that he was particularly affected by writers whom he counted among his friends, and critics who showed interest in his works. Their views at times overlap and confirm each other, at other times present serious contradictions, but if the ideas of...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.18-35
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00079.005
Description: Manet Manette
~Part one is a tale of two exhibitions, one monograph, and one novel. The first of the two...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.3-30
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00080.004

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