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Feeling and form; a theory of art ...

"Developed from the author's Philosophy is a new key." Bibliography: p. 417-428
Print Book, English, 1953
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Scribner, New York, 1953
xvi, 431 p. illus. 25 cm.
9780684718323, 9780023675003, 9780710017154, 0684718324, 0023675004, 0710017154
Part I: The art symbol. The measure of ideas ; Paradoxes ; The symbol of feeling
Part II: The making of the symbol. Semblance ; Virtual space ; The modes of virtual space ; The image of time ; The musical matrix ; The living work ; The principle of assimilation ; Virtual powers ; The magic circle ; Poesis ; Life and its image ; Virtual memory ; The great literary forms ; The dramatic illusion ; The great dramatic forms : the comic rhythm ; The great dramatic forms : the tragic rhythm
Part III: The power of the symbol. Expressiveness ; The work and its public
Appendix: A note on the film
"Developed from [the author's] Philosophy in a new key."
Signed by Ralph Ellison on front free endpaper