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Author Uechi, Naomi Tanabe.

Title Evolving transcendentalism in literature and architecture : Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright / by Naomi Tanabe Uechi
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (185 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; list of illustrations; abbreviations; introduction; chapter one -- furness and emerson; chapter two -- sullivan and whitman; chapter three -- wright and emerson; chapter four -- wright and thoreau; chapter five -- wright and whitman; chapter six -- wright and transcendentalist successors; appendix; bibliography; index
Summary Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture: Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright demonstrates how American architects read literature and transformed abstract philosophy and literary form into physical substance. Furness, Sullivan, and Wright were inspired by such Transcendentalists as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman, and attempted to embody the concepts of nature, American identity, and Universalism in their architecture. Notably, th .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-181) and index
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Subject Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Transcendentalism (New England) -- Influence.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322097437 (electronic bk.)
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