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Nymphs - a book by Agamben, Giorgio


Nymphs( )
Author: Agamben, Giorgio
Translator: McLaughlin, Kevin
Minervini, Amanda
Series title:The Italian List Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Seagull Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $20.00
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In 1900, art historians Andr#65533; Jolles and Aby Warburg constructed an experimental dialogue in which Jolles supposed he had fallen in love with the figure of a young woman in a painting: "A fantastic figure--shall I call her a servant girl, or rather a classical nymph'...what is the meaning of it all'...Who is the nymph? Where does she come from?" Warburg's response: "in essence she is an elemental spirit, a pagan goddess in exile," serves as the touchstone for this...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 7.75 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.488 Pounds

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