|Forlag||The University Press of Kentuc|
|Serie||Studies in Romance Languages|
|Emne||Art & design styles: Baroque; French; Individual artists, art monographs; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Literary studies: general|
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Om Salvator Rosa in French Literature
Salvator Rosa (1615--1673) was a colorful and controversial Italian painter, talented musician, a notable comic actor, a prolific correspondent, and a successful satirist and poet. His paintings, especially his rugged landscapes and their evocation of the sublime, appealed to Romantic writers, and his work was highly influential on several generations of European writers. James S. Patty analyzes Rosa's tremendous influence on French writers, chiefly those of the nineteenth century, such as Stendhal, Honore de Balzac, Victor Hugo, George Sand, and Theophile Gautier. Arranged in chronological order, with numerous quotations from French fiction, poetry, drama, art criticism, art history, literary history, and reference works, Salvator Rosa in French Literature forms a narrative account of the reception of Rosa's life and work in the world of French letters.