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Figures of speech or figures of thought? : the traditional view of art

Author: Ananda K Coomaraswamy; William Wroth
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2007.
Series: Perennial philosophy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed., with previously unpublished author's notesView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Ananda Coomaraswamy's work includes all the revisions he later intended to add to the book. It contains translations of the Greek, Latin, French, German and Italian terms and phrases used by Coomaraswamy."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ananda K Coomaraswamy; William Wroth
ISBN: 9781933316345 1933316349
OCLC Number: 144570882
Description: xxiii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "Figure of speech, or a figure of thought?" --
Mediaeval theory of art --
Ornament --
Ars Sine Scientia Nihil --
Meeting of the eyes --
Shaker furniture --
Literary symbolism --
Intention --
Imitation, expression, and participation --
Intellectual operation in Indian art --
Nature of Buddhist art --
Saṃvega, aesthetic shock --
An early passage on Indian painting --
Some references to pictorial relief --
Primitive mentality --
Notes on savage art --
Symptom, diagnosis, and regimen --
Life of symbols by Walter Andrae.
Series Title: Perennial philosophy series.
Responsibility: by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy ; edited by William Wroth ; introduction by Roger Lipsey.
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This new edition of Coomaraswamy's classic book, considered his most important work on the philosophy of art, includes all of the revisions Coomaraswamy had wanted to add to the original edition.  Read more...

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