CMLT C-255

CMLT C-255 - CMLT C255 18TH CENTURY NOTES 9/6 9/8 The...

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CMLT C255 18 TH CENTURY NOTES 9/6 9/8 The Delights and Dangers of Aufklärung (Enlightenment); visit IU Art Museum Oncourse anthology and selected Oncourse readings to be assigned (Pope, Rousseau, Beaumarchais/da Ponte/Mozart) Read through “Rococo,” “Enlightenment,” “Neoclassicism and “Romanticism” in both Grove Dictionary of Art Online and Grove Music Online Figaro as the new modern hero out of Commedia del’arte roots. The dialog crackles, more than I remember. . . The Arts in the 18 th Century Oncourse poetry anthology and selected Oncourse readings to be assigned Read through “Enlightenment,” “Neoclassicism,” “Rococo” and “Romanticism” in both Grove Dictionary of Art Online and Grove Music Online Enlightenment: Reason and superstition “One of the recurrent images accompanying enlightened thought was that of the sun piercing the clouds of superstition and error.” Grove music Rococo : the derivation of the term ( rocaille , ‘shellwork’) Compare Rococo and Neoclassical in Wiki What is Age of Reason? What is Enlightenment/ Aufklärung? Reason will explain man’s problems. Art is proportioned and balanced. Sarcastic and witty, not lyrical and emotional. Classical models are important. Winckelmann and adulation of Greece and classical models. Age of encyclopedia and dictionary (Diderot, Johnson etc) But there are exceptions. Rousseau, Blake, Goethe, and Beethoven undermine Enlightenment as much as make it what it was. We will discuss this later. Grove Art mentions Derby’s
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