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The Unknown Hieronymus Bosch

Author : Kurt Falk
ISBN : 1556437595
Genre : Art
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The paintings of Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) have captivated and confounded observers for centuries, leading to wildly varying conclusions on the artist’s spirituality. Kurt Falk presents the first analysis of Bosch’s inner life in light of a hitherto unknown—and now lost—version of one of his seminal works, The Last Judgment, found by the author in Cairo in the mid-1930s. With an introduction by spiritual psychologist Robert Sardello, The Unknown Hieronymus Bosch presents an entirely new way of looking at this art—not through the framework of art history or the notion of a school of painting, but through the spirit. Falk’s analysis reveals the ways in which Bosch addresses creation, including the exalted and fallen spiritual worlds so prevalent in his work. The author’s conclusions are startling but persuasive: that Bosch had strong links to Rosicrucianism, that many of the paintings feature a curious onlooker figure we now understand as a spirit-witness, and that Bosch had in fact developed the capacity to clairvoyantly know the extraordinary worlds he portrays in such exacting detail. The book’s high-quality reproductions, carefully rendered in the paintings’ true colors, offer powerful visual support for the author’s theories.
Category: Art

The Unknown Henry Miller

Author : Arthur Hoyle
ISBN : 9781628724011
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth-century literature. Better known in Europe than in his native America for most of this career, he achieved international success and celebrity during the 1960s when his banned “Paris” books—beginning with Tropic of Cancer—were published here and judged by the Supreme Court not to be obscene. Until then he had toiled in relative obscurity and poverty. The Unknown Henry Miller recounts Miller’s career from its beginnings in Paris in the 1930s but focuses on his years living in Big Sur, California, from 1944 to 1961, during which he wrote many of his most important books, including The Rosy Crucifixion trilogy, married and divorced twice, raised two children, painted watercolors, and tried to live out an aesthetic and personal credo of self-realization. Written with the cooperation of the Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and other estates, The Unknown Henry Miller quotes extensively from Miller’s correspondence in order to offer the reader direct experience of the author and man. It also draws on material not available to previous biographers, including interviews with Lepska Warren, Miller’s third wife, and revelations from unpublished portions of Anais Nin’s diaries. Behind the “bad boy” image, the author finds a man with devoted friendships, whose challenge of literary sexual taboos was part of a broader assault on the dehumanization of man and commercialization during the postwar years. He puts Miller’s alleged misogyny in the context of his satire of sexual mores in general, and makes the case for restoring this groundbreaking writer to his rightful place in the American literary canon. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Unknown Soldiers

Author : Neil Hanson
ISBN : 9780307429896
Genre : History
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The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity. After the last shot was fired and the troops marched home, approximately three million soldiers remained unaccounted for. An unassuming English chaplain first proposed a symbolic burial in memory of all the missing dead; subsequently the idea was picked up by almost every combatant country. Acclaimed author Neil Hanson focuses on the lives of three soldiers — an Englishman, a German, and an American — using their diaries and letters to offer an unflinching yet compassionate account of the front lines. He describes how each man endured nearly unbearable conditions, skillfully showing how the Western world arrived at the now time-honored way of mourning and paying tribute to all those who die in war. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: History

Imago Exegetica

Author : Walter Melion
ISBN : 9789004262010
Genre : History
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Exegesis, as theologians and historians of art, religion, and literature, have come increasingly to acknowledge, has traditionally utilized visual devices of all kinds. This volume examines the many ways in which images functioned as instruments of scriptural hermeneutics in early modern Europe.
Category: History

Of Latitudes Unknown

Author : Alice Mikal Craven
ISBN : 9781501337727
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Of Latitudes Unknown is a multi-faceted study of James Baldwin's radical imagination. It is a selective and thoughtful survey that re-investigates the grounds of Baldwin studies and provides new critical approaches, subjects, and orientations for Baldwin criticism. This volume joins recent critical collections in “un-fragmenting” Baldwin and establishing further conjunctions in his work: the essay and the novel; the polemical and the aesthetic; his use of and participation in visual forms; and his American as well as international identities. But it goes beyond other recent studies by focusing on new entities of Baldwin's radical imagination: his English and French language selves; his late encounters with Africa; his appearances on French television and interviews with French journalists; and his unrecognized literary journalism. Of Latitudes Unknown also addresses Baldwin's relations with the Arab world, his anticipation of contemporary film and media studies, and his paradoxical public intellectualism. As it reassesses Baldwin's contributions to and influences on world literary history, Of Latitudes Unknown equally explores why the critical appreciation of Baldwin's writing continues to flourish, and why it remains a vast territory whose parts lie open to much deeper exploration and elaboration.
Category: Literary Criticism

Hieronymus Bosch

Author : Jetske A. Sybesma
ISBN : UVA:X001034681
Genre : Painting
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Category: Painting

Jheronimus Bosch

Author : Karel G. Boon
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032083490
Genre : Drawing, Dutch
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Unknown California

Author : David M. Fine
ISBN : UOM:39015019378408
Genre : California
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Big Sur And The Oranges Of Hieronymus Bosch

Author : Henry Miller
ISBN : 9780811219709
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In his great triptych "The Millennium," Bosch used oranges and other fruits to symbolize the delights of Paradise.
Category: Literary Criticism

Locating Renaissance Art

Author : Carol M. Richardson
ISBN : 9780300121889
Genre : Art
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Renaissance art history is traditionally identified with Italian centers of production, and Florence in particular. Instead, this book explores the dynamic interchange between European artistic centers and artists and the trade in works of art. It also considers the impact of differing locations on art and artists and some of the economic, political, and cultural factors crucial to the emergence of an artistic center. During c.1420-1520, no city or court could succeed in isolation and so artists operated within a network of interests and local and international identities. The case studies presented in this book portray the Renaissance as an exciting international phenomenon, with cities and courts inextricably bound together in a web of economic and political interests.
Category: Art

Author : Pieter Bruegel
ISBN : IND:30000142937337
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J R Me Bosch Et Son Entourage Et Autres Tudes

Author : H. Verougstraete
ISBN : 9042913681
Genre : Art
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Une part importante des communications du Colloque XIV pour l'etude de la technologie et du dessin sous-jacent dans la peinture a ete consacree a l'oeuvre de Jerome Bosch et de ses successeurs. L'exposition Bosch qui s'est tenue en 2001 a Rotterdam a suscite de nombreuses etudes. Le colloque en est grandement le reflet. Selon la tradition une autre part importante du colloque, et donc du volume des actes, a ete consacree a l'etude de l'oeuvre d'autres artistes et notamment les Primitifs flamands tels Van Eyck, Van der Weyden et Van der Goes. Plusieurs maitres italiens comme Perugino, Rafael, Leonardo, Mantegna, Bramantino et Luini ont aussi fait l'objet de communications. Selon la tradition, la bibliographie de l'infrarouge et du dessin sous-jacent pour les annees 2001 et 2002 cloture l'ouvrage.
Category: Art

Hieronymus Bosch

Author : G.C.M. van Dijck
ISBN : UOM:39015054417129
Genre : Art
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To accompany a major exhibition at the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Amsterdam, 20 scholars and specialists on the early Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch have been invited to contribute essays to this publication. Intended to cater to both a general interest readership and to art historians and researchers, the book places an emphasis on significant new scholarship, thus retaining its value amid diverse and evolving perceptions of Bosch and his work. Hieronymus Bosch was unique in creating works of symbolic fantasy using rich forms and colors in a way that makes him the ancestor, 500 years earlier, to the Surrealist painters of the early twentieth century. This volume will help make his work accessible to a wide range of readers, and will considerably advance the scholarship.
Category: Art

World Literature

Author : Globe Fearon
ISBN : 0835934586
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Unknown Self

Author : George Frankl
ISBN : UOM:39015019000465
Genre : Philosophy
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Introduces the complex processes which occur in the psyche from the first days of a person's life and shows how a range of mental and somatic disorders originate. The findings are based on a method of hypnoid analysis which facilitates recall of infant experiences and emotions with their physical responses. The text aims to expand understanding of the unconscious areas of the psyche and provide insights into the sometimes baffling behaviour of children, illuminate moments of self-recognition, and show how social and cultural conflicts and disturbances originate in the psychological conflicts and disturbances of individuals.
Category: Philosophy

Into The Unknown

Author : Reader's Digest Association
ISBN : 0895770989
Genre : Reference
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A heavily illustrated, comprehensive guide to all aspects of paranormal phenomena, extrasensory experiences, the occult, and the unexplained boasts meticulous research
Category: Reference

Bosch

Author : Hieronymus Bosch
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021958199
Genre : Art
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Traces the life of the artist, analyzes his works, and explains the historical and social context of his painting
Category: Art

Bosch

Author : Robert L. Delevoy
ISBN : UOM:39015020412261
Genre : Art
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Originally published (hardcover) in 1960, this is late art historian Delevoy's (1914-1982) account of the quirky imagination of the fascinating Dutch painter of the late Middle Ages, Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516). With 50 color illustrations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Art