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His magnum opus was Animals in Art and Thought to the End of the Middle Ages, published posthumously, and .

Klingender inherited an interest in this subject from his father who had been a painter of animals, and he added to that his own sociological, Marxist and Freudian interpretations. His thesis was that as well as being the companions and servants of man, the depiction of animals in art was symbolic of the hidden or secret urges of society

At all periods animals have been used by man in art and literature to symbolize his religious, social .

At all periods animals have been used by man in art and literature to symbolize his religious, social and political beliefs. It includes much more than the description of the animal motif to the end of the Middle Ages, but analyzes the animals role in the various hunting and creation mythologies of the ancient near East and North Africa. The books main benefit lies in the elaboration of Christian art and the tradition of medieval bestiaries - including their contribution to the evolving discipline of zoology and anatomy. This development reached its artistic peak with the sketchbooks of Giovanni de Grassi which were famous for their vivid animal studies.

Animals in Art and Th. .by Francis D. Klingender. The book is especially concerned with uncovering the latent, as well as the manifest meanings of animal art, and presents a detailed examination of the literary and archaeological monuments of the periods covered in the book. The book discusses the themes of Creation myths of the pagan and Christian religion, the contribution of the animal art of the ancient contribution of the animal art of the ancient Orient to the development of the Romanesque and gothic styles in Europe, the use of beast fables in social or political satire, and the heroic associations of animals in medieval chivalry.

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At all periods animals have been used by man in art and literature to.

At all periods animals have been used by man in art and literature to symbolize his religious, social and political beliefs, and artists have found constant inspiration in the grace and beauty of animal forms changes of attitude and to attempt some interpretations of these animal images, life-like or fantastic, in the minds of our ancestors since the time when the earliest pictures known to us were made. Animals in Art and Thought to the End of the Middle Ages.

Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art . By Francis Klingender. 12. Continental Animal Art of the Later Middle Ages.

Originally published in 1971, Animals in Art and Thought discusses the ways in which animals have been used by man in art and literature.

Klingender's object is to learn what man's ageold fascination with animals reveals about the twists and turns of the . The first chapter gives the whole book's theoretical foundation and direction

Klingender's object is to learn what man's ageold fascination with animals reveals about the twists and turns of the Western mind. The first chapter gives the whole book's theoretical foundation and direction. Here Klingender-a lecturer in sociology at the University of Hull in England, who died in 1955-examines the hunters’ age and cults through analysis of Paleolithic cave paintings and Bushman tales, and shows why it's impossible to accept, in strict form, either Frazer's reasonedcontract notion of social evolution, on one hand, or Rachel Levy's unclutly spiritual emphasis on . participation, on the other.

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Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 646 pp. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6. Stock Image. Animals in art and thought: To the end of the Middle Ages; Klingender, F. D. Published by Routledge and K. Paul. ISBN 10: 0710068174 ISBN 13: 9780710068170.

Francis Donald Klingender (1907 – 9 July 1955) was a Marxist art historian and exponent of Kunstsoziologie whose uncompromising views meant that he never quite .

Francis Donald Klingender (1907 – 9 July 1955) was a Marxist art historian and exponent of Kunstsoziologie whose uncompromising views meant that he never quite fitted into the British art history establishment. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1971. The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a numeric commercial book identifier which is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.

The author looks at the use of animals, in art, dating from prehistoric cave art up to the middle ages, to represent social, religious and political beliefs of man. Includes an extensive bibliography and over 300 illustrated plates in black-and-white. Slight beginnings of hinge separation at front and rear boards. Dust jacket chipped at spine ends. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. xxviii, 580 pages. cloth, dust jacket. 4to..
Animals in art and thought: To the end of the Middle Ages; download epub
Author: F. D Klingender
ISBN: 0710068174
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge and K. Paul; First Edition edition (1971)
Pages: 580 pages