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Fashioning Faces
The Portraitive Mode in British Romanticism
Elizabeth A. Fay

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• The Portraitive Mode
• Wordsworth’s Self-Portrait
• Taste, Fashionable Consumption, and Congruence
• Heightened Impressions: Imagination, Desire, and Identity
• Making Faces
• Legible Bodies
• Seeing, Consumption, and Strategies of Space
• Painted Figures and Plutarch’s Heirs
• Reading Reproduction
• Bodies in Time
• Consuming Portraits
• A New Socius: Josiah Wedgwood and Rudolph Ackermann
• Miniatures: Richard Cosway and John Boydell
• Facing History
• Practicing Aesthetics
• Aesthetics, Taste, and the Collection
• Collecting Fetishes
• House Museums
• Instituting the Portrait
• Living Portraits
• Reflexive Staging, Fashionability, and Travel Practice
• Mary Robinson, Acting the Self
• Byronic Travel and the Theater of the Self
• Consumable Subjects: Manfred, Sappho, and Fame
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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