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A COMPANION TO ANCIENT AESTHETICS. Ed. by Pieree Destree and Penelope Murray. Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2015. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. 548 pp. with 28 ills. 25 x 18 cm. LC 2015-3597 ISBN 9781444337648 In English.
Publisher's description: The first of its kind, A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics presents a synoptic view of the arts, which crosses traditional boundaries and explores the aesthetic experience of the ancients across a range of media -- oral, aural, visual, and literary. Investigates the many ways in which the arts were experienced and conceptualized in the ancient world; Explores the aesthetic experience of the ancients across a range of media, treating literary, oral, aural, and visual arts together in a single volume; Presents an integrated perspective on the major themes of ancient aesthetics which challenges traditional demarcations; Raises questions about the similarities and differences between ancient and modern ways of thinking about the place of art in society.
Indexing: Western, Ancient Mediterranean — Several Media, Criticism/Theory
Plans: 73,58
Worldwide Number: 166752
Hardcover $195.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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