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The Grotesque in Art and Literature

Kayser, Wolfgang

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ISBN 10: 0070334072 / ISBN 13: 9780070334076
Published by McGraw-Hill Book Comapny, Inc., New York, 1966
Condition: Fair Soft cover
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Edge and corner wear; scuffed and scratched; small piece missing from the lower corner of the front of the wrapper; spine is creased; shelf worn; ex-library with the usual library markings; overall still a nice used copy! Black and white illustrated wrapper with red and black lettering. 224 historical and informative pages of text and 28 historic pages of black and white photographs and illustrations! "The art of our own day shows a greater affinity to the grotesque than that of any other epoch. Modern novels, modern paintings and sculputre are replete with grotesque features. In this modern classic of criticism, Wolfgang Kayser traces the historical development of the grotesque from the Italian Renaissance (which originated the word 'grottesco') through the 'chimeric' world of commedia dell'arte, Sturm und Drang, the age of Romanticism and nineteenth century 'realism,' to its modern forms in poetry, dream narration and surrealist painting." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 048021

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Title: The Grotesque in Art and Literature

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Comapny, Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Edition: First Thus.

Book Type: Ex-Library

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The art of our own day shows a greater affinity to the grotesque than that of any other epoch. Modern novels, modern paintings and sculpture are replete with grotesque features. In this modern classic of criticism, Wolfgang Kayser traces the historical development of the grotesque from the Italian Reanissance (which originated the word "grottesco") through the "chimeric" world of the commedia dell'arte, Sturm und Drang, the age of Romanticism and nineteenth century "realism," to its modern forms in poetry, dream narration and surrealist painting.

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