What is art? [Audiobook] download free by Leo Tolstoy

What is art? Audiobook download free by Leo Tolstoy
  • Listen audiobook: What is art?
  • Author: Leo Tolstoy
  • Release date: 1996/4/29
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780140446425
  • Rating: 8.39 of 10
  • Votes: 388
  • Review by: Lexi Isbell
  • Review rating: 7.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Duration: 2H57M9S in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-10
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, WAV, FLAC, AC3, WMA, MP4 (compression RAR, ZIP, AZW3, 7-ZIP, TGZ)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M13S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Impassioned and iconoclastic, this powerfully influential work both criticizes the elitist nature of art in nineteenth-century Western society, and rejects the idea that its sole purpose should be the creation of beauty. The works of Dante, Michelangelo, Shakespeare, Beethoven, Baudelaire and Wagner are all vigorously condemned, as Tolstoy explores what he believes to be the spiritual role of the artist - arguing that true art must work with religion and science as a force for the advancement of mankind.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy, Art Theory, Literary Essays, Art History, Philosophy: Aesthetics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x14mm
  • Weight: 179g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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