By Sholom J. Kahn

First released in 1953. This identify presents an exposition and dialogue on Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), the chief of the Naturalist stream in French feedback. The booklet examines his theories and a few of his perform, as a critic of literature and artwork. A extra normal attention of the executive concerns raised by way of his imperative challenge can be given, specifically the try to procedure the research and judgement of artistic endeavors traditionally, and hence to supply an goal foundation of feedback. This identify could be of curiosity to scholars of paintings heritage and philosophy.

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