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Frances Yates and the Hermetic Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0892545666

ISBN-13: 9780892545667

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marjorie G. Jones

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This is the first full-length biography of British historian Frances Yates, author of such acclaimed works as Giordano Bruno and The Hermetic Tradition and The Art of Memory, one of the most influential non-fiction books of the twentieth century. Jones’s book explores Yates’ remarkable life and career and her interest in the mysterious figure of Giordano Bruno and the influence of the Hermetic tradition on the culture of the Renaissance. Her revolutionary way of viewing history, literature, art, and the theater as integral parts of the cultural picture of the time period did much to shape modern interdisciplinary approaches to history and literary criticism. Jones focuses not only on the…    
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List price: $24.95
Publisher: Nicolas Hays, Inc.
Publication date: 3/23/2008
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 296
Language: English