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Lines : a brief history

Author: Tim Ingold
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As walking, talking, gesticulating creatures, human beings generate lines wherever they go. This book explores the production and significance of lines. It investigates: speech and song in the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Ingold
ISBN: 9780415424264 0415424267
OCLC Number: 762459510
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 173-179.
Description: 1 vol. (XII-186 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Language, Music and Notation 2. Traces, Threads and Surfaces 3. Up, Across and Along 4. Drawing, Writing and Calligraphy 5. How the Line Became Straight Epilogue Bibliography
Responsibility: Tim Ingold.
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`Lines - a profound, rich and fascinating meditation on the multiple meanings interwoven within that simple word: from forest tracks to genealogies, from the acts of writing to patterned house Read more...

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