Violet Paget (1856-1935), also known under the pseudonym Vernon Lee, was a French-born British writer famous for her supernatural fiction and contributions to the field of aesthetics. She also wrote more than a dozen books on a variety of subjects ranging from music to travel, and today she is best remembered for her original ideas and amusing use of irony. This volume contains a fantastic collection of Paget's best essays related to art or beauty that will appeal to those with a keen interest in aesthetics. Contents include: "The Use of Beauty", "A Psychological Art Fancy", "A Study of Artistic Personality", "Beauty and Sanity", "Art and Usefulness", "Tuscan Sculpture", and "The Beautiful - An Introduction to Psychological Aesthetics". Other notable works by this author include: "The Prince of the Hundred Soups: A Puppet Show in Narrative" (1883), "The Countess of Albany" (1884), and "Miss Brown" (1884). Read & Co. Great Essays is proudly publishing this brand new collection of essays complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.
Generi Arte Beni culturali e Fotografia » Teoria delle arti e opere generali , Psicologia e Filosofia » Filosofia: Specifiche aree » Estetica , Romanzi e Letterature » Prosa letteraria , Politica e Società » Sociologia e Antropologia » Sociologia e Antropologia, altri titoli
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