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Han, Byung-Chul - Saving Beauty, ebook

Saving Beauty

Han, Byung-Chul


Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty

Bascom, John - Beauty of the Beast, ebook

Beauty of the Beast

Bascom, John


The animal and its wild beauty are comprehended here through works of art from Albrecht Dürer, Pieter Brueghel, Leonardo da Vinci, Katasushika Hokuasi, Henri Rousseau, and Paul Klee.

Sewell, Anna - Black Beauty, ebook

Black Beauty

Sewell, Anna


The story is narrated in the first person as an autobiographical memoir of a horse named Black Beauty, starting with his days as a colt on an English farm, to his hard life pulling cabs in London, to his happy retirement in the countryside. Throughout his life he suffers

Tymieniecka, Anna-teresa - Beauty’s Appeal, ebook

Beauty’s Appeal

Tymieniecka, Anna-teresa


From Perfect Beauty to a Conscious Life
Victor Gerald Rivas
9. Von Hildebrands, Father and Son, and the Beautiful
Robert D. Sweeney
10. Measure or Excess
Raymond J. Wilson
11. Measure and Excess
Brian Grassom
12. Harmonious Balance

Ramsbrock, Annelie - The Science of Beauty, ebook

The Science of Beauty

Ramsbrock, Annelie


From Wisdom to Knowledge: Bodies and Artificial Beauty in the Eighteenth Century
Annelie Ramsbrock
3. Regulated Bodies: Cosmetics and Hygiene in the Nineteenth Century
Annelie Ramsbrock
4. Renovated Bodies: Medical Cosmetics from the Fin de Siècle

Siewers, Alfred K. - Strange Beauty, ebook

Strange Beauty

Siewers, Alfred K.


Table of contents
1. Archipelago and Otherworld
Alfred K. Siewers
2. Reading the Otherworld Environmentally
Alfred K. Siewers
3. Paradise in the Sea: An Early Geography of Desire
Alfred K. Siewers
4. Colors of the Winds, Landscapes…

Hatzaki, Myrto - Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium, ebook

Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium

Hatzaki, Myrto


The Byzantine Ideal of Beauty: Definitions and Perceptions
Myrto Hatzaki
3. Only Skin-Deep: Beauty and Ugliness between Good and Evil
Myrto Hatzaki
4. Beauty and Power and Beauty as Power
Myrto Hatzaki

Lukes, Timothy J. - Politics and Beauty in America, ebook

Politics and Beauty in America

Lukes, Timothy J.


“Eat Then, Beauty, Said the Monster”
Timothy J. Lukes
3. Swords and Scabbards: Locke’s Occupation of Shaftesbury and Burke
Timothy J. Lukes
4. Humbug Feminism: P.T. Barnum, Sara Baartman, and Joice Heth
Timothy J. Lukes
5. Hats Off to

Szefel, Lisa - The Gospel of Beauty in the Progressive Era, ebook

The Gospel of Beauty in the Progressive Era

Szefel, Lisa


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Lisa Szefel
2. Genteel Designs, Modern Renovations: Poetics and the Poetic Community from Hearth to Dynamo
Lisa Szefel
3. Reforming Verse, Uplifting Society: The Labor Theory of Poetic Value
Lisa Szefel
4. Curating a Community, Engineering a Renaissance: A New Infrastructure