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This text is about the aesthetics of wonder, about wonder as it figures in relation to the visual world and rare or new experiences. It argues that detailed familiarity is the ultimate meeting point for aesthetic and scientific encounters with novelty, rare experiences and the new.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674955622
ISBN-10: 0674955625
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip Fisher

Philip Fisher is the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University.

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