Description - Wonder, the Rainbow, and the Aesthetics of Rare Experiences by Philip Fisher
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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(235mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Philip Fisher
Philip Fisher is the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University.