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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres..

Henry Adams

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres..

by Henry Adams

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,398p. :
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20052480M

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  Though not divided that way by the author, I felt that the book had two sections. The first is the architectural discussion of Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, which focuses on the history of their construction, the architectural decisions, and the relative historical events which shaped the s: 1. - Buy Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres book online at best prices in india on Read Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s:

Her presence dominates the book that followed—Mont Saint Michel and Chartres. In evocative and sensitive prose Adams moves from the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of Chartres to the religion, literature, politics, social order, and crusades of the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries. Henry Adam's lucid writing style and his insights are impressive, and Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres should be read by every supposedly "educated" individual. Adams deals with complex topics such as Gothic architecture, medieval poetry and mysticism, and scholastic philosophy with clarity and ease. The early sections of Adam's classic compare the 5/5(1).


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Henry Adams' MONT SAINT MICHEL AND CHARTRES (MSMC) is simply a great book. Adams' lucid writing style and his insights are impressive, and this book should be read by every supposedly "educated" individual.

Adams deals with complex topics such as Gothic Architecture, Medieval poetry and mysticsim, and Scholastic Philosophy with clarity and by:   This book is a classic.

I am planning to see Mont Saint Michel and Chartres this summer, having not been there since the early seventies, and think I am being much better prepared to enter the medieval mind and sensibility when I see these buildings. again. I have a very large photography book on Chartres, so I can follow Adams's descriptions /5(27).

From the moment when, through the courtesy of my friend Barrett Wendell, I came first to know Mr. Henry Adams's book, Mont-Saint- Michel and Chartres, I was profoundly convinced that this privately printed, jealously guarded volume should be withdrawn from its hiding-place amongst the bibliographical treasures of collectors and amateurs and given that wide publicity demanded alike by /5(27).

Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. book medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into 4/5.

Mont Saint-Michel and Chartres [Henry Adams] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams,Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press edition, in English. Henry Adams' MONT SAINT MICHEL AND CHARTRES is intellectual history at its best.

The book deals with complex ideas and views in an attractive literary style which holds the readers' interest. This reviewer has read this book numerous times since he first read it in and has never found the book to be boring/5(5).

Book Review Title: Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres Author: Henry Adams Publisher: Penguin Classics; Reprint edition (June 3, ).

Originally published Henry Adams toured French mediæval gothic architecture, and apparently took a lot of notes, focusing on the Grande Cathedrals of Mont-Saint-Michel (built in the s) and Chartres (built in the late s to s). Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination.

Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization.

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres Language: English: LoC Class: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: Subject: Civilization, Medieval Subject: Mont-Saint-Michel (Abbey: France) Subject: Cathédrale de Chartres audio books by Jane Austen. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams,Houghton Mifflin Co.

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