An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

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Luke Hansard, 1805 - Aesthetics - 470 pages
 

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Contents

As to the Sexes in Mankind
9
Mr Humes Opinion considered
10
Its Origin
11
Sexual Tastes of Brutes 12 Double Meaning of the word Taste
12
In Sculpture
13
Sculpture compared with Painting
14
Poetry with Music
15
Articulate Language and inarticulate Notes
16
Idiom in Language Rhythm Prosody
17
OF SIGHT
18
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Grottesques
20
Its Organs 2 Primary or simple Sensation 3 Variation
21
Consequence of Mr Burkes Doctrine or Beauty
22
Mr Burkes System compared with that of Sir Joshua Reynolds
23
Illustrated by Examples of the Temples of Vesta and Indian Domes
24
The latter furtherexamined Mental Sympathies
25
Beauties of Colour and Form in Animals Ap propriated Beauties of particular Kinds de pending on Habit Irregularity
26
Sexual Predilectionstheir Influence and Ef fects
27
Force of Lightas reflected
28
As acting directly upon the Eye Mr Burkes Error
29
Burkes Notion of it examined
30
Other Privations compared with
31
Difficulty of considering Sensation alone
32
Particularly in Vision
33
Progress of Perception
34
Its Effect in reducing the Pleasures of Sense
35
Buildings of the Goths Celts Scandinavians
36
Military Architecture of the Greeks and Romans
37
When employed in Houses and Villas
38
Rise and Progress of Monastic or Cathedral Gothic
39
Sacred Architecture of the Greeks and Romans
40
Inverted Action of the Nerves Cessation
41
In Decorations of Grounds
42
OF HEARING
43
Symmetryin Animals
44
In the Orders of Architecture
45
Its Reasons
46
Its Origin and Progress
47
Refinement and Excessopposed to the Gothic Principle of Contrast
48
Scale by which the Eye measures
49
Consequent Effects of Proportion in St Peters
50
And of Contrast in Gothic Cathedrals
51
Of Intricacy and Extent
52
Lightness in Sculpture and Building
53
Errors of Imitation in Principles
54
Lightness in Painting Flowing Lines Rubens
55
Corregio
56
Sexual Beautyits Principle
57
Sudden Love
58
Love as existing among civilized and savage Men and brute Animals comparatively con sidered
59
Power of Imagination
60
Sensual and social or sentimental Love
61
Metaphysical Love Petrarch Cowley Waller
62
Pastoral Love in Theocritus
64
Sculpture compared with Painting
65
Commercial naval agricultural
74
Uniformity and Regularity
75
Irregularity and Mutilation
76
As affecting general Characteristics or Mental Sympathies
77
As differently perceived by the Mind or the
78
Visible Magnitude
79
His general Mistake of Ideas for Things
80
Deceptions of sexual and social Sympathies Mistatement
81
Regularity and Irregularity in Features
82
Consequences of Obscurity being thought Su blime
83
Belong to Character and Expression and not to particular Lines and Forms
84
In inanimate as well as animal Bodies
85
in Description
86
6 Dignity and Elegance wherein different 87 Dancing
87
Grace of Savages
88
Of the Greeks
89
Lines of Grace
90
Spiral Columnsscooped Pediments
91
Regularityin Architecture
92
In Gardening
93
Clumps and Canals Terraces and Borders
94
Composition in Houses Offices and Plantations
95
Hanging Terraces
96
In the Coats of Animals
97
Exemplified
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Situations
102
Sir John Vanbrugh
103
Mr Brown
104
Made Water
105
Walks
106
Smallness of Size
107
In Women In Animals or other Objects 109 Gradual Diminution or Tapering
109
General Principlesof visible Beauty
110
111 In Morals
111
Affections Abstract Principles
112
Their Effects
113
Whether negative or affirmative
114
Freedom of Study its Effect on the Greek
122
tion Order of the Understanding
127
fective
129
All unvaried Continuity tires 3 Change therefore necessary 3 The Cause of corrupt Taste In Literature 4 In
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Artificial Perceptionhow far independent of organic Sensation
172
Attitudes
210
Their moral Effects
236
OF JUDGMENT
259
Probability in Epic Fiction
269
Acting
279
Epic and Dramatic License in Fiction their
306
OF THE PASSIONS p
315
Mr Burkes Opinion 4 Examined as
375
Abuse of Words
391
Irritation 5 In different Individuals 6 Mixed Flavours 7 8 Vitiated and morbid Palates 9 Their Pleasures and Habits
426
Fiction and Reality 6 Degrees of Sympathy Romans Asiatics 7 Sympathies with Exertion not with Suffering please
428
Imitative
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