Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

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In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of medieval culture. "[A] delightful study. . . . [Eco's] remarkably lucid and readable essay is full of contemporary relevance and informed by the energies of a man in love with his subject." --Robert ...

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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
2002, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300093049

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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
1988, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300042078

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Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
1986, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300036763

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