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The architecture of humanism : a study in the history of taste

Author: Geoffrey Scott
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©1999.
Series: Classical America series in art and architecture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geoffrey Scott offers an analysis of the theories behind 19th- and 20th-century architecture. He discusses the classical tradition as reflected in the architecture of Renaissance and Baroque Italy and the role given to the human body in that tradition.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Scott
ISBN: 0393730352 9780393730357
OCLC Number: 40255781
Notes: Originally published: 1914. With new introd.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Henry Hope Reed --
The aesthetic criticism of Geoffrey Scott / by Paul Barolsky --
Preface --
Preface to second edition --
Introduction --
Renaissance architecture --
The romantic fallacy --
The romantic fallacy : naturalism and the picturesque --
The mechanical fallacy --
The ethical fallacy --
The biological fallacy --
The academic tradition --
Humanist values --
Conclusion --
Epilogue, 1924 --
Analytic summary. .
Series Title: Classical America series in art and architecture.
Responsibility: by Geoffrey Scott ; with a portfolio of photographs ; [with a foreword by Henry Hope Reed and a new introduction by Paul Barolsky].

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