Journal article

‘A View from the Balloon at its Greatest Elevation’

P OTTO, A Nedeau-Owen

Romantic Circles: A refereed scholarly Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture | University of Maryland | Published : 2013


Such aerial views allowed viewers to consider color over outline, as shapes threaten to become amorphous. Such amorphousness highlights the illusion that we are floating over the scene. The long title lays claim to technology that emphasizes increased mastery over the atmosphere, alluding to recent developments that made gases subject to scientific observation.

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