The artist as critic: bitextuality in fin-de-siècle illustrated books
An interdisciplinary study of the relationship between text and image in "Fin-de-Siecle" first editions, from elite "belles-lettres" to popular mass-market books. Focusing on the power relations embedded in bitextual relationships, it explores the context
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