1st Edition

Darwin and the Naked Lady Discursive Essays on Biology and Art

By Alex Comfort Copyright 1961
    184 Pages
    by Routledge

    186 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1961. The essays in this volume focus on the awareness of science and art, evolution and Freudian psychology. Besides the chapter on Darwin and Freud, the author discusses criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the motivation of science and the function of erotic art.

    Chapter 1 On Hard and Soft Centres; Chapter 2 Darwin and Freud; Chapter 3 Phoebus and Pan; Chapter 4 The Rape of Andromeda; Chapter 5 The Naked Lady; Chapter 6 On Laying Plato's Ghost; Chapter 7 On Play and Earnest; Notes Index of Names;


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