Mimesis across empires: artworks and networks in India, 1760-1865.
Book Duke: Durham, NC, USA.
This is the first critical study to examine the artistic and political attachments between the Mughal and the British empires during a time of their fraught coexistence. Based on ground-breaking archival work, this book analyses mimesis through the lenses of mimicry, equivalence and the menacing double all of which contributed to the formation of a hybrid aesthetic in South Asia.
|Title:||Mimesis across empires: artworks and networks in India, 1760-1865|
|Keywords:||mimesis, mimicry, art, India, empire|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences > History of Art|
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