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Renaissance Perspectives in Literature and the Visual Arts (SIGNED)

Roston, Murray

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ISBN 10: 0691066833 / ISBN 13: 9780691066837
Published by Princeton University Press, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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As New. ; SIGNED and inscribed by Murray Rosten to Professor Arnold J. Band and his wife Ora. ; Tight, clean and crisp. A hint of sunning to dustjacket's spine, otherwise in excellent condition. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. Protected in a new Mylar cover. As New. ; Arnold Band is professor emeritus of Hebrew and comparative literature at UCLA, and founder (in 1969) of the UCLA Comparative Literature Program. ; Princeton Legacy Library; 10.16 X 7.64 X 1.02 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 27852

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Title: Renaissance Perspectives in Literature and ...

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Roston demonstrates that what emerges is not a fixed or monolithic pattern for each generation but a dynamic series of responses to shared challenges. The book relates leading English writers and literary modes to contemporary developments in architecture, painting, and sculpture, exploring by a close reading of the texts and the artistic works the insights such comparison offers.

Originally published in 1987.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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"Sweeping broadly through two centuries of art and literature, Roston has clarified and `reified' distinctions, comparisons, and theories in useful ways, and has produced what I believe will be one of the basic books in its field. A reader finds substance here, and a stimulation that should materially advance the current discussion."--Roland Mushat Frye, Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania

"Roston is unfailingly intelligent. His work presents a series of insights through its method of juxtaposition of verbal and visual materials--insights that are always interesting and sometimes startling in their penetration of cultural complexities and their revelation of valuable ideas. What is more, and especially welcome, his book is written with the utmost clarity and flow."--James V. Mirollo, Columbia University

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