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Hamida Bosmajian. Pictures of Innocence: The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood, by Anne. Higonnet. New York and London: Thames and Hudson, Anne Higonnet’s book on the historical representation of children in the visual arts examines the construction of childhood from the careful perspective of a. According to one recent account, art theory has, until recently, dismissed childhood.1Understood at once to be too trivial and too dangerous a focus for critical.

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The ideal of childhood innocence is perhaps the most cherished concept of modern Western culture, all the more so because it seems to be under siege. Heidi rated it really liked it Nov 22, National Library of Australia.

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Pictures of Innocence The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood by Anne Higonnet

At the same time, the traditional conventions of a “golden age of innocence” either persist in the new medium or are altered through an ironic mode to the extent that at times the archetype of innocence becomes off inversion of its former self.


View freely available titles: Glen Eira Library and Information Service. Australian National University Library. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Dec 22, Yupa rated it really liked it. Pictures have always been crucial to that ideal, and now they promise to transform it. Writers and scholars of children’s literature will find in Anne Higonnet a kindred spirit.

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Contact Contact Us Help. Diana Ardu rated it liked it Jul 06, These 10 locations in Victoria: Higonnet concentrates her argument in this vein on the twentieth century, but traces this tendency to the Romantic child: Open to the public ; Because the Romantic child is an entity without full consciousness, it invites adult projection: Feb 09, Alison rated it liked it Shelves: Book ratings by Goodreads.

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Pictures of Innocence The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood

The Romantic child is desirable precisely annne the picfures that it does not understand desire. These increasingly acute difficulties have recently provoked a dramatic reaction in the form of sweeping child pornography laws. This single location in Tasmania: Other books in this series. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Deborah Rees rated it liked it Jan 28, Jul 01, Erendira rated it really liked it Shelves: These 29 locations in All: No eBook available Amazon. Anne Higonnet traces the visual history of ideal childhood from the pictorial invention of childhood innocence in 18th-century portraits to today’s best-selling photography.