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Description - The Mirror by Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

This cultural history traces the evolution of the mirror from antiquity to the present day, illustrating its journey from miraculous wonder to commonplace object. Drawing on rich sources of history, art, literature and philosophy, the author recounts the story of the mirror as one of discovery and invention, commerce and intrigue. Melchior-Bonnet reveals our enduring fascination with reflection by looking at the works of a wide variety of writers and painters including Dante, Flaubert, Henry James, Durer, Van Eyck, Leonardo and Magritte.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415924474
ISBN-10: 0415924472
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

Sabine Melchior-Bonnet is an instructor at the College de France in Paris. This is her first work to be published in English.

Books By Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

Mirror by Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet
Paperback, February 2002
$49.49