Sophie Basch

A specialist in literary, artistic and scientific Orientalism, fin-de-siècle literature and cultural history, Sophie Basch (born 1963 in Brussels) is a professor of French literature at Sorbonne Université.
Sophie Basch - Le Japonisme, un art français
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A thorough investigation that renews the understanding of Japonism from the French art of the nineteenth century, avoiding the temptation of orientalist exoticism while reversing the logic of influence, with an abundant also entirely renewed iconographic corpus.

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