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Author Pater, Walter, 1839-1894.

Uniform Title Studies in the history of the Renaissance
Title The Renaissance: studies in art and poetry [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 25 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Wanda McCaddon.
Summary Published to great acclaim in 1873, Walter Pater's compendium of idiosyncratic, impressionistic essays on the Renaissance gained him a reputation as a daring modern philosopher. Oscar Wilde called it the "holy writ of beauty." It was Pater's cry of "art for art's sake" that became the manifesto for the aesthetic movement. He believed that art should be sensual and that beauty should rank as the highest ideal. Marked by elegant fluency, Pater's essays discuss Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and other artists who, for him, embodied the spirit of the Renaissance. Pater's work survives to this day as one of the best pieces of cultural criticism to emerge from the nineteenth century. This collection is criticism as beautiful as the art it considers.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Renaissance. -- Sound recordings.
Renaissance -- Italy. -- Sound recordings.
Arts, Renaissance. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author McCaddon, Wanda.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781481574853 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
148157485X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11073012
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