Tracing architecture: the aesthetics of antiquarianism


Arnold, Dana and Bending, Stephen (eds.) (2003) Tracing architecture: the aesthetics of antiquarianism, Oxford, GB, Malden, US, Wiley-Blackwell, 160pp. (Art History Special Issues).

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Tracing Architecture looks at the impact that knowledge of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and British architecture had on aesthetic attitudes and architectural design. It explores the changing relationship between text and image in an era before the introduction of mass mechanical reproduction.

* Discusses the discovery of the ancient world through the medium of print in the long eighteenth century.
* Looks at the impact that knowledge of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and British architecture had on aesthetic attitudes and architectural design.
* Considers the interrelationship between architecture, antiquity and aesthetics in a pan-European context.
* Explores the changing relationship between text and image in an era before the introduction of mass mechanical reproduction.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9781405105354 (paperback)
1405105356 (hardback)
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Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Archaeology
ePrint ID: 28881
Date Deposited: 16 May 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:17
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/28881

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