“The Aesthetics of Kinship” is “rewarding”

The Aesthetics of Kinship: Form and Family in the Long Eighteenth Century

by Heidi Schlipphacke

The Aesthetics of Kinship is a challenging but rewarding study. It forces the reader to reconsider assumptions about the rise of the nuclear family in early-modern Europe. It also provides valuable tools for analyzing visual and ekphrastic elements of literature.”

New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century, Summer 2023