ROETHKE, T: Selected letters of Theodore Roethke

Book cover. Selected letters of Theodore Roethke
Selected letters of Theodore Roethke. University of Washington Press, 1968. Unmarked. Clipped dust jacket with rubbing and chipping. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30519) $20.00

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Edited, with an introduction by Ralph J. Mills, Jr. Roethke chronology. The letters run from 1931 through 1963. Index. Roethke (1908-1963), an American poet, is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential poets of his generation. Roethke’s work is characterized by its introspection, rhythm and natural imagery. 273p.

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VON FRASSEN, BC: Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

von Frassen, Bas C. Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780199278220. Unmarked text. No dust jacket. Very Good. Hardcover. (#29483) $60.00

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An original exploration of how we represent the world. Von Frassen defends an empiricist structuralist version of the “picture theory” of science, through an inquiry into the paradoxes that came to light in 20th-century philosophies of science. He concludes with an analysis of the complex relationship between appearance and reality in the scientific world-picture.

MORSE, AN: Object As Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual

 Object As Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual, book coverMorse, Anne Nishimura; Morse, Samuel Crowell. Object As Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual. Katonah Museum of Art, 1996. Unmarked. Dust jacket over paperback has creases and tears.Good in fair dust jacket. Paperback. (#29029)

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Exhibition catalog. Beautifully illustrated. Essays. Chronology of East Asian Art. Topics include temple adornment, the celebrant, Japanese Buddhist Decorative Arts, the evolution of the image in Japan, and more. Bibliography.

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