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Art and beauty in the Middle Ages /

by Eco, Umberto.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1986Description: x, 131 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0300042078; 0300036760 :.Subject(s): Art, European | Art, Medieval -- Europe | Aesthetics, Medieval | European visual arts Aesthetics, 500-1600
Contents:
The medieval aesthetic sensibility -- Transcendental beauty -- The aesthetics of proportion -- The aesthetics of light -- Symbol and allegory -- Aesthetic perception -- The aesthetics of the organism -- Development and decline of the aesthetics of the organism -- Theories of art -- Inspiration and the status of art -- Conclusion.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction AE ECO 1986 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Rob Gutteridge 2014-3160
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Orig publ as Momenti e problemi di storia dell'estetica, v. 1, Marzorati Editore, 1959.

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The medieval aesthetic sensibility -- Transcendental beauty -- The aesthetics of proportion -- The aesthetics of light -- Symbol and allegory -- Aesthetic perception -- The aesthetics of the organism -- Development and decline of the aesthetics of the organism -- Theories of art -- Inspiration and the status of art -- Conclusion.

Translation from the Italian.

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