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Still Life With A Bridle by Zbigniew Herbert 0880013060 9780880013062
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Still Life With A Bridle by Zbigniew Herbert

In Still Life with a Bridle, poet and essayist Zbigniew Herbert takes an intriguing look at the cultural, artisitic, and aesthetic legacy of 17th-century Holland. These sixteen essays reveal Herverts discriminating artistic eye and poetic sensibility, one that revels in irony, humor, and a satirists appreciation of the absurd. An inveterate museum-goer, he focuses on the art of the Dutch masters, using it as a stepping-off point for a thoroughly individual and entertaining examination of the foibles, genius, and character of the Dutch people as a whole. The result is an unorthodox and revealing glimpse into the past that gives us a keener understanding not only of a distant people, but of ourselves as well.

Author: Zbigniew Herbert

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 162

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 1991-01-01

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