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Author Chestnova, Elena.

Title Material Theories Locating Artefacts and People in Gottfried Semper's Writings
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2022
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Description 1 online resource (227 p.)
Series Routledge Research in Interior Design Ser
Routledge Research in Interior Design Ser
Contents Intro -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Biographical background -- Outline of the book -- Notes -- 1. Analysis and experience: Artefacts in archaeology and cultural history -- Archaeological hermeneutics and Karl Otfried Müller -- Cultural history and Arnold Heeren -- Notes -- 2. Artefacts and reconstructions of the past -- Assyria in text -- Semper's reconstructions -- Manners and customs -- Object lessons -- Notes -- 3. Domestic space and the theory of decorative things
Ceramics as national fossils -- Animated appendages -- Decorations of the body -- Notes -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Historical publications and archival sources -- Scholarly literature -- Index
Origins of architecture in domestic space -- Assyrian palaces and sensual luxury -- Homology between the house and the city -- Symbolic capacity of the domestic interior -- Textile origin of the wall -- Notes -- 4. Interiors and the education of taste -- Education of taste -- Taste and the interior -- Collections and interiors -- Catalogue of metalwork -- Notes -- 5. Commodity and the Great Exhibition -- Semper at the Crystal Palace -- Global culture and material flows -- Babylonian confusion -- The Kunstformenlehre manuscript -- The whole and the parts -- Notes -- 6. Artefacts and bodies
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Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1000594084
9781000594089