Hallett , Mark . The Spectacle of Difference: Graphic Satire in the Age of Hogarth , New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1999.
This books gives it's readers a better understanding of the deeper meanings of the works of Hogarth. It serves as a roadmap to understanding the intriciate details of Hogarth's beautiful pieces.
---. Hogarth , London : Phaidon Press Limited, 2000.
Instead of a focus on satire like in the previous book used by Hallett, this book focuses on the criticisms of interpretations of Hogarth's pieces.
Kaplan, Rachel. “Pioneer in Paint and Ink.” British Heritage 24 (2003) 50-54.
This article discusses the link between Hogarth's paintings and the British society in which he resided.
Northwestern University, "William Hogarth and Eighteenth Century Print Culture". Northwestern University, http://www.library.northwestern.edu/spec/hogarth
This website groups Hogarth's works into similar groups and explains the details of each for the on-looker.
Quennell, Peter. Hogarth's Progess . New York : The Viking Press, 1955.
This book gives an account of the different works Hogarth did in his lifetime grouped together into common themes and describes the way they relate and the meaning behind each.
The National Learning Curve, "William Hogarth". The National Learning Curve, http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRhogarth.htm
This site gives a brief bibliographical background on William Hogarth's life.
“The Raw Side of London Life.” The Economist 345 (1997): 87.
This article tells of the negative aspects of London society. It then goes even further to show how Hogarth represents this in his art. There is also a brief description of the kind of like Hogarth lived.
Trusler, John. The Works of William Hogarth Vol. 1 . London , 1821.
---. The Works of William Hogarth Vol. 2. London 1821.
Both of these volumes give a picture and description of each of Hogarth's pieces (paintings, engravings, etc.) along with a brief interpretation of the meaning of each.
Wagner, Hans-Peter. “Eroticism in Graphic Art: The Case of William Hogarth.” In Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture vol. 21 , edited by Patricia B. Craddock and
Carla H. Hay. Michigan : Colleagues Press Inc., 1991.
The books consisted of essays writen about eighteenth century culture and themes.
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