1st Edition

A Coat of Many Colours (Routledge Revivals)
Occasional Essays





ISBN 9781138913691
Published December 7, 2016 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, from a span of twenty years. This title will be of interest to a variety of readers.

Table of Contents

1. The Greatest Work of Art in the World  2. Eric Gill  3. Klee  4. Lawrence of Arabia  5. "The Seven Pillars of Wisdom"  6. Art and the People  7. Henry James  8. Art and War  9. George Herbert  10. Cezanne  11. The "Prelude" in Wartime  12. Bosch and Dali  13. The Paradox of Anarchism  14. Havelock Ellis  15. The Failure of the War Books  16. William Morris  17. Ben Nicholson  18. English Prose  19. Henri Rousseau  20. The Faculty of Abstraction  21. The Last of the Bohemians  22. Art and Autarky  23. Coleridge  24. Vulgarity  25. Shelley  26. Problems of Primitive Art  27. Milton  28. Sickert  29. Film Aesthetic  30. James Joyce  31. The Language of the Eye  32. Nathaniel Hawthorne  33. Gerard Manley Hopkins  34. The Poetry and Prose of Painting  35. Doctor Faustus  36. Toulouse-Lautrec  37. Wordsworth’s Remorse  38. Realism and Superrealism  39. A Further Note of Superrealism  40. George Saintsbury  41. Max Liebermann  42. Art and Ethics  43. The Later Yeats  44. Socialist Realism  45. The Significance of William James  46. The Poet and the Film  47. The Message of Ruskin  48. Etruscan Art  49. Walter de la Mare  50. Jean Helion  51. Kierkegaard  52. Indian Art  53. The Architect’s Place in a Modern Society  54. D. H. Lawrence  55. Modern Chinese Painting  56. Walter Bagehot  57. The Triumph of Picasso  58. The International Situation in American Fiction  59. Roger Fry  60. Raphael  61. T. E. Hulme  62. Seurat’s "La Baignade"  63. Stendhal  64. Georges Rouault  65. A Community of Individuals  66. Picasso’s "Guernica"  67. Machine Aesthetic  68. Andre Gide  69. The Duality of Leonardo  70. The "Areopagitica"  71. Envoy;  Notes

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