Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture: Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright (English, Spanish, French, Italian, ... Japanese, Chinese, Hindi and Korean Edition)

0 valoración promedio
( 0 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9781443842884: Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture: Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright (English, Spanish, French, Italian, ... Japanese, Chinese, Hindi and Korean Edition)

Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture: Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright demonstrates how American architects read literature and transformed abstract philosophy and literary form into physical substance. Furness, Sullivan, and Wright were inspired by such Transcendentalists as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman, and attempted to embody the concepts of nature, American identity, and Universalism in their architecture. Notably, this book is the first attempt to concentrate on analyzing these architects' works from the perspective of Transcendentalism. This is also the first time that reproductions of Wright's copy of Leaves of Grass and several tape records of Wright's Sunday morning talks, both held in the Frank Lloyd Wright Archive, have been published. Importantly, these Transcendentalist architects' philosophy has been influential in the development of contemporary environmental architects all over the world, including Paolo Soleri (an Italian-American) and Glenn Murcutt (an Australian), both of whom are discussed in the final chapter of this book.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

Naomi Tanabe Uechi was born in Tokyo. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature and American Studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, and is Associate Faculty at Indiana University. Her publications include the Japanese translation of the screenplay Gone with the Wind.

Review:

Reading buildings as texts is often the domain of the architectural historian, archaeologist, or semiotician. Connecting modernist movements in architecture to the literary world of Thoreau, Emerson, and other transcendentalists, Naomi Uechi s expertise as a literary critic brings a fresh perspective to our understanding of the built environment and the world of these literary artists. --Gregory Hansen, Arkansas State University

Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture represents more than a decade s labor of love on the works and thought of Frank Lloyd Wright. With many original photographs of Wright s buildings and architectural details, Dr Uechi has crafted a volume rich with insights for scholars of architecture and literature alike. Evolving Transcendentalism will be of interest not only to Wright specialists, but to scholars working on Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, Whitman, Emerson, Thoreau, and environmental architecture as well. --Lori Branch, University of Iowa

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,72
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Naomi Tanabe Uechi
Editorial: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013)
ISBN 10: 1443842885 ISBN 13: 9781443842884
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st unabridged edition. 200 pages. 8.11x5.91x0.94 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1443842885

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 86,92
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,72
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Naomi Tanabe Uechi
Editorial: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013)
ISBN 10: 1443842885 ISBN 13: 9781443842884
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1443842885

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 106,34
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Naomi Tanabe Uechi
Editorial: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013)
ISBN 10: 1443842885 ISBN 13: 9781443842884
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111443842885

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 114,02
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío