That Mighty Sculptor, Time (Paperback)

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By Marguerite Yourcenar, Walter Kaiser (Translated by)
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Description


This posthumously published collection of essays takes up such diverse subjects as the poet Oppian, Tantrism, the feasts of the Christian year, Durer, the Japanese studies of Ivan Morris, the erotic mysticism of the Gita-Govinda, the eternal spirit of Andalusia, and Bede's Ecclesiastical History. The title esay consider's time's transforming effect on arrt, meditating on the erosion of a statue and the resulting production of a new, sublime work of art.

About the Author


Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87) wrote plays, stories, poems, and novels, including the notable Memoirs of Hadrian. She was the first woman to be elected to the Academie Francaise.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780374523756
ISBN-10: 0374523754
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: May 1st, 1993
Language: English