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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages (Yale Nota Bene)

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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.

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A summary of mediaeval aesthetic ideas, by Italian novelist and playwright Umberto Eco. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of mediaeval culture.

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ISBN:
9780300093049
Translator:
Eco, Umberto
Author:
Bredin, Hugh
Author:
Eco, Umberto
Author:
Bredin, Hu
Author:
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Author:
Eco, Umbe
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Yale Nota Bene
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.3 lb

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