Table of contents for The artist as original genius : Shakespeare's "fine frenzy" in late eighteenth-century British art / William L. Pressly.

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The Resurrection of History Painting in British Art
Setting the Stage: Establishing a School of History Painters Native to the Soil
Part I: Challenging Emulation
Tradition's Crippling Burden
Genius, That God Within
Giants and Dwarfs: Imitation, Plagiarism, and Genius
Swift's Fable: Whether 'Tis Nobler to be a Bee or a Spider
The Great Magician: The Promise of Shakespeare's Inspired Example
Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Part II: Being a Shakespeare in Art
1. John Hamilton Mortimer and the Primacy of Unbridled Imagination
Horrible Imaginings
Preternatural Beings
Works of Chance
Shakespeare's Legacy
A Sick Man's Dream: The English Salvator Rosa
2. Appearance and Reality: John Hamilton Mortimer's Belisarius and Caius Marius
Defying and Defiling Academic Standards
The Road of Excess
3. The Runciman Brothers
John: As Night Follows the Day
Alexander: The Creator of Tempests, or the Artist as Magician
4. Henry Fuseli: Shakespeare's Painter
Pioneering a New Role for the History Painter in British Art
A Worshiper of Shakespeare
The Apotheosizing of Shakespeare
Fuseli's Participation in Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery: Two Aspects of Imagination---A Fine Frenzy Glowing and the Fairy Way
The Artist as Satanic Creator
5. James Jefferys' Appropriation of Shakespeare's Mantle
Two Self-Portraits: Youthful Imagination Bodies Forth
The Roman Cauldron: An Englishman in Italy
Shakespeare for the Ages: Heroic Nudity
6. James Barry: The Artist as Martyr 
The Lear of British Art
Shakespeare as Barbaric Goth
Imitatio Christi
7. George Romney: The Untutored Genius
The Creative Core: The Shakespearean Connection
The Infant Shakespeare
Romney's Shakespearean Personas
Pleasures of the Imagination: Romney's Historical Drawings
Part III: Being a Shakespeare in Poetry
8. Alienation, Persecution, and Liberation through Sacrificial Death
Thomas Chatterton, Bristol's Shakespeare
The Love-Dream of Chatterton's Unrecorded Face
John Flaxman's Memorials to Chatterton
The Dance of Eternal Death: Chatterton as the Inspiration for Blake's Albion Rose
9. Literally Being Shakespeare: W. H. Ireland and Samuel Ireland
The Guts of Modern Brains
Soaring Eagles and the Marketplace
The Aesthetic of Original Genius
Selected Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Narrative painting, British -- 18th century.
History in art.