TITLE

Romantic Voyeurism and the Modern Idea of the Savage

AUTHOR(S)
Tudor, R. J.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Texas Review;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the concepts of Romantic voyeurism and savagery both in art and literature. It explores the painting "The Death of Sardenapalus" by Delacroix, an example of voyeuristic posing and male gaze. It says that the more remote the sufferer is from an observer, the more the observer derive pleasure. It mentions several literatures including "The Tempest in the Wilderness: The Racialization of Savagery," "The Noble Savage Theme as Fetish," and "The Mirror and the Lamp."
ACCESSION #
55155924

 

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