Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
ISBN10: 0300093047 ISBN13: 9780300093049 Contributors: Bredin, Hugh (Translator) Publisher: Yale Univ Pr Published: Feb 8 2002 Weight: 0.30lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
A summary of mediaeval aesthetic ideas, by Italian novelist and playwright Umberto Eco. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that existed between the aesthetic theories and the artistic experience and practice of mediaeval culture.