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The forms of things unknown; essays towards an aesthetic philosophy.

Author: Herbert Read
Publisher: New York, Horizon Press, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968.
Forms of things unknown.
New York, Horizon Press, 1960
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Read
OCLC Number: 1434419
Description: 248 p. illus. 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The limitations of a scientific philosophy --
Art as a symbolic language --
pt. 2. The creative process --
The created form --
Psycho-analysis and the problem of aesthetic value --
Art and the development of the personality --
pt. 3. Poetic consciousness --
The creative experience in poetry --
The scream of Juno's peacock --
The principle of speculative volition --
pt. 4. The creative nature of humanism --
The reconciling image --
Love and force --
The flower of peace.


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