Francis Bacon

The Logic of Sensation

Author: Gilles Deleuze

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350040835

Category: Philosophy

Page: 168

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In this landmark text by one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, Gilles Deleuze takes the paintings of Francis Bacon as his object of his study. The book presents a deep engagement with Bacon's work and the nature of art. Deleuze analyzes the distinctive innovations that came to mark Bacon's style: the isolation of the figure, the violation and deformations of the flesh, the complex use of color, the method of chance, and the use of the triptych form. Here Deleuze creates a number of his well-known concepts, such as the 'body without organs' and contrasts his own approach to painting with that of both the phenomenological and the art historical traditions. Deleuze links Bacon's work to Cezanne's notion of a 'logic' of sensation and, investigating this logic, explores Bacon's crucial relation to past painters such as Cezanne, Velasquez, and Soutine.
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Francis Bacon

Author: Matthew Gale,Chris Stephens

Publisher: Skira

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 288

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Explores the work of twentieth-century painter Francis Bacon, particularly his depiction of the human figure, with essays and over two hundred full-color plates as well as photographs, imagery from films, and magazine tear sheets.
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The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Chinese Philosophy Methodologies

Author: Sor-hoon Tan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147258032X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 392

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The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Chinese Philosophy Methodologies presents a new understanding of the changing methods used to study Chinese philosophy. By identifying the various different approaches and discussing the role, and significance of philosophical methods in the Chinese tradition, this collection identifies difficulties and exciting developments for scholars of Asian philosophy. Divided into four parts, the nature of Chinese philosophical thought is illuminated by discussing historical developments, current concerns and methodological challenges. Surveying recent methodological trends, this research companion explores and evaluates the methodologies that have been applied to Chinese philosophy. From these diverse angles, an international team of experts reflect on the considerations that enter their methodological choices and indicate new research directions. The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Chinese Philosophy Methodologies is an important contribution to the education of the next generation of Chinese philosophers.
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Macbeth: The State of Play

Author: N.A

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472503198

Category: Drama

Page: 312

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A "freeze frame" volume showcasing the range of current debate and ideas surrounding one of the most familiar of Shakespeare's tragedies. Each chapter has been carefully selected for its originality and relevance to the needs of students, teachers and researchers. Key themes and topics covered include: The Text and its Status History and Topicality Critical Approaches and Close Reading Adaptation and Afterlife All the essays offer new perspectives and combine to give readers an up-to-date understanding of what's exciting and challenging about Macbeth. The approach based on an individual play, unlike that of topic-based series, reflects how Shakespeare is most commonly studied and taught.
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The Bloomsbury group

a study of E.M. Forster, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, and their circle

Author: John Keith Johnstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Authors, English

Page: 383

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Whitaker's Shorts: Five Years in Review

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472906160

Category: Reference

Page: 128

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Now in its 146th edition Whitaker's Almanack is the definitive reference guide containing a comprehensive overview of every aspect of UK infrastructure and an excellent introduction to world politics. Available only as ebooks, Whitaker's Shorts are selected themed sections from Whitaker's Almanack: portable and perfect for those with specific interests within the print edition. Whitaker's Shorts: Five Years in Review includes a digest of the year's events from 2008-9 to 2012-13 in the UK and abroad and articles covering subjects as diverse as Archaeology, Conservation, Business and Finance, Opera, Dance, Film and Weather. There is also an A-Z listing of all the results for the major sporting events from Alpine Skiing through to Fencing, Football, Horse Racing, Polo and Tennis.
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Bacon, Picasso

das Leben der Bilder

Author: Pablo Picasso,Anne Baldassari

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9782080210401

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Page: 254

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Die Verbindungen sind frappierend: Wer Picassos weltberühmtes Gemälde "Guernica" von 1937 mit Studien Bacons aus dem Jahr 1944 vergleicht, wird von den Parallelen überrascht sein. Nach seinen eigenen Worten war es die Picasso-Ausstellung in der Galerie Rosenberg im Jahr 1927 in Paris, die den jungen Engländer Francis Bacon (1909-1992) zur Malerei brachte. Und von beginn an hat Bacon sich immer wieder mit Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) auseinander gesetzt. So hat er sich zum Beispiel ein kleines Picasso Archiv angelegt. Das Buch schildert diesen kreativen Kampf anhand von Themenkreisen: den Porträts, den männlichen und weiblichen Akten, den Köpfen, den Kreuzigungen und dem Schrei.
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The Creationist Debate

The Encounter Between the Bible and the Historical Mind

Author: Arthur McCalla

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826464477

Category: Religion

Page: 228

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This book places the present Creationist opposition to the theory of evolution in historical context by setting out the ways in which, from the seventeenth century onwards, investigations of the history of the earth and of humanity have challenged the biblical views of chronology and human destiny, and the Christian responses to these challenges. The author's interest is not primarily directed to questions such as the epistemological status of scientific versus religious knowledge or the possibility of a Darwinian ethics, but rather to the problems, and various responses to the problems, raised in a particular historical period in the West for the Bible by the massive extension of the duration of geological time and human history.
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The God of Covenant and Creation

Scientific Naturalism and its Challenge to the Christian Faith

Author: Larry S. Chapp

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0567595277

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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A new exciting attempt to reconcile theology and science in a contemporara "theology of nature".
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Die Verdammten dieser Erde

Author: Frantz Fanon,Jean-Paul Sartre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518371688

Category: Afrika - Entkolonialisierung

Page: 266

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Lucian Freud

naked portraits : Werke der 40er bis 90er Jahre

Author: Lucian Freud,Rolf Lauter,Jean Christophe Ammann,Craig Hartley,Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 327

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Tänzer der Nacht

Roman

Author: Andrew Holleran

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783867871839

Category:

Page: 268

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Sinister Resonance

The Mediumship of the Listener

Author: David Toop

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1441181083

Category: Music

Page: 272

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Sinister Resonance begins with the premise that sound is a haunting, a ghost, a presence whose location is ambiguous and whose existence is transitory. The intangibility of sound is uncanny Â? a phenomenal presence in the head, at its point of source and all around. The close listener is like a medium who draws out substance from that which is not entirely there. The history of listening must be constructed from the narratives of myth and fiction, 'silent' arts such as painting, the resonance of architecture, auditory artefacts and nature. In such contexts, sound often functions as a metaphor for mystical revelation, forbidden desires, formlessness, the unknown, and the unconscious. As if reading a map of hitherto unexplored territory, Sinister Resonance deciphers sounds and silences buried within the ghostly horrors of Arthur Machen, Shirley Jackson, Charles Dickens, M.R. James and Edgar Allen Poe, Dutch genre painting from Rembrandt to Vermeer, artists as diverse as Francis Bacon and Juan Munoz, and the writing of many modernist authors including Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, and James Joyce.
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Elizabeth's Bedfellows

An Intimate History of the Queen's Court

Author: Anna Whitelock

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408833638

Category: History

Page: 480

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Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, restoring the Protestant faith to England. At the heart of the new queen's court lay Elizabeth's bedchamber, closely guarded by the favoured women who helped her dress, looked after her jewels and shared her bed. Elizabeth's private life was of public, political concern. Her bedfellows were witnesses to the face and body beneath the make-up and elaborate clothes, as well as to rumoured illicit dalliances with such figures as Robert Dudley. Their presence was for security as well as propriety, as the kingdom was haunted by fears of assassination plots and other Catholic subterfuge. For such was the significance of the queen's body: it represented the very state itself. This riveting, revealing history of the politics of intimacy uncovers the feminized world of the Elizabethan court. Between the scandal and intrigue the women who attended the queen were the guardians of the truth about her health, chastity and fertility. Their stories offer extraordinary insight into the daily life of the Elizabethans, the fragility of royal favour and the price of disloyalty.
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A - Byzantium

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 822

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