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That Mighty Sculptor, Time
Contributor(s): Yourcenar, Marguerite (Author), Kaiser, Walter C. Jr. (Translator)

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ISBN: 0374523754     ISBN-13: 9780374523756
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: May 1993

Annotation: 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.

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- Literary Collections | Essays
Dewey: 844.912
Physical Information: 0.61" H x 6.04" W x 8.72" (0.69 lbs) 240 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Yourcenar, Marguerite: - 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.
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