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The transformation of nature in art

Author: Ananda K Coomaraswamy
Publisher: New York : Dover, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ananda K Coomaraswamy
ISBN: 0486203689 9780486203683
OCLC Number: 16672657
Notes: "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the second edition [published in 1934 by Harvard University Press]"--Title page verso.
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The theory of art in Asia --
Meister Eckhart's view of art --
Reactions to art in India --
Aesthetic of the Śukranītisāra --
Parokṣa --
Ābhāsa --
Origin and use of images in India --
Notes --
Sanskrit glossary --
List of Chinese characters.
Responsibility: by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy.


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Art, Beauty, and Truth

by F.ArmstrongGreen (WorldCat user published 2011-06-06) Excellent Permalink

Coomaraswamy is the greatest aesthete since Aristotle. Anyone who wants to understand art, beauty, and truth must read this book as wells as his Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art.

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