A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics by Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray

By Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray

The first of its variety, A better half to historic Aesthetics offers a synoptic view of the humanities, which crosses conventional obstacles and explores the cultured event of the ancients throughout a number of media—oral, aural, visible, and literary.

  • Investigates the various ways that the humanities have been skilled and conceptualized within the historic world
  • Explores the cultured event of the ancients throughout a number media, treating literary, oral, aural, and visible arts jointly in one volume
  • Presents an built-in point of view at the significant subject matters of historical aesthetics which demanding situations conventional demarcations
  • Raises questions about the similarities and transformations among historical and smooth methods of considering where of artwork in society

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