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Title:
History of beauty
Author:
Eco, Umberto.
Uniform Title:
Storia della bellezza. English
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Rizzoli, 2005.

©2004
Physical Description:
438 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Summary:
"This volume, with supplements and adaptations, derives from the CD-rom Bellezza, storia di un'idea dell'occident, edited by Umberto Eco, produced by Motta On Line in 2002"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
The aesthetic ideal in ancient Greece -- Apollonian and dionysiac -- Beauty as proportion and harmony -- Light and color in the Middle Ages -- The beauty of monsters -- From the pastourelle to the Donna Angelicata -- Magic beauty between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries -- Ladies and heroes -- From grace to disquieting beauty -- Reason and beauty -- The sublime -- Romantic beauty -- The religion of beauty -- The new object -- The beauty of machines -- From abstract forms to the depths of materials -- The beauty of the media.
ISBN:
9780847826469
Format :
Book

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