The Experience of Beauty in the Middle Ages

Author(s): 
Carruthers, Mary
ISBN: 
9780198723257
Date published: 
September 2014
Paperback |c p
Price: 
£24.99

This book articulates a new approach to medieval aesthetic values, emphasizing the sensory and emotional basis of all medieval arts, their love of play and fine craftsmanship, of puzzles, and of strong contrasts.It offers an understanding of medieval literature and art that is rooted in the perceptions and feelings of ordinary life.