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The Resource Art and beauty in the Middle Ages, Umberto Eco ; translated by Hugh Bredin

Art and beauty in the Middle Ages, Umberto Eco ; translated by Hugh Bredin

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Art and beauty in the Middle Ages
Title
Art and beauty in the Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated by Hugh Bredin
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of medieval culture. -- Publisher's website
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eco, Umberto
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Aesthetics, Medieval
Label
Art and beauty in the Middle Ages, Umberto Eco ; translated by Hugh Bredin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in 1959 as 'Sviluppo dell'estetica medievale', a single chapter of a four volume handbook on the history of aesthetics, written by various authors"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [120]-129) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
15488935
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 131 pages
Isbn
9780300036763
Lccn
86050339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)961830
Label
Art and beauty in the Middle Ages, Umberto Eco ; translated by Hugh Bredin
Publication
Note
"Published in 1959 as 'Sviluppo dell'estetica medievale', a single chapter of a four volume handbook on the history of aesthetics, written by various authors"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [120]-129) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
15488935
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 131 pages
Isbn
9780300036763
Lccn
86050339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)961830

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