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Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres

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Published by Book Jungle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8877928M
    ISBN 101594625824
    ISBN 109781594625824


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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: The book is oriented toward the academic, providing a background and a description of the construction of Mont Saint Michel in the early 11th Century.

It honored St. Michel, a militant time where it appeared necessary to fight and defend for what you believed belonged to you/5(26). Mont Saint Michel And Chartres Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Adams (Author)/5(26). The abbey at Mont-Saint Michel and the cathedral at Chartres are the subject of Henry Adams’ history, self-published in for the education of his nieces and “nieces in wish” but later released by Ralph Adams Cram with the support of the American Institute of Architects.4/5.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. 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. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres: A Study of Thirteenth-Century Unity (Princeton Paperbacks) Henry Adams Published by Princeton University Press ().

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres on *FREE* shipping on qualifying s: ‎Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Henry Adams writes so beautifully and this book is a sheer wonder.

Adams sets this up as a travel book looking at the main churches from Mont-Saint-Mic. Free kindle book and epub digitized and 5 by Henry Adams; Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams. No cover available. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: Subject: Civilization, Medieval Subject: Mont-Saint-Michel (Abbey: France) Subject.

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 3/5(3). Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres opens with a powerful portrait of the abbey of Saint Michael on the northern coast of France. As is the case throughout the text, the physical description of the abbey and its features is embedded in Adams’s narration of the history of the place.

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).

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.

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(18).

His two masterworks in this dazzling effort are Mont Saint Michel and Chartres and The Education of Henry Adams, published one after the other in and Taken together they may be read as Adams' spiritual autobiography—two monumental volumes in which he attempts to bring together into a vast synthesis all of his knowledge of politics /5(8).

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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. With daring and inventive conceits, Adams looks 3/5(3). Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. Henry Adams. Houghton Mifflin, - pages.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The deepest value of Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, its importance as a revelation of the eternal glory of mediaeval art and the elements that brought it into being is not lightly. Mont Saint Michel and Chartres eBook: Henry Adams: : Kindle Store.

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams; 61 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Mont-Saint-Michel (Abbey: France), Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France), Mont St. Michel, France, Mont-Saint-Michel, France.

Mont-Saint-Michel (Cathedral), Cathedrals, Cathédrale de Chartres, Medieval Civilization, Chartres, France. Notre-Dame (Cathedral), Cathe?drale de Chartres, Cathedrale de Chartres. The Education also overlaps Mont St. Michel in some ways, for it contrasts the modern industrial world, symbolized by the dynamo, with the ancient world of Chartres and the Virgin Mary.

Primarily, though, it’s an autobiography. The Education is a fairly straightforward book; Mont St. Michel is more elliptical and philosophical. Mont Saint Michel And Chartres: Henry Adams: Books - Skip to main content.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 3/5(3). Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres: Books - Skip to main content.

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Henry Adams () was author of The Education of Henry Adams, two novels, and numerous hooks and articles. "Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres is undoubtedly Adams's greatest work; though not apparently related to his earlier writings, this inspired work of poetry is the crowning achievement of his severe and somber historical oeuvre."—Maurice le Breton.

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.

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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/5().

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Mont Saint-Michel is depicted in the medieval Bayeux 16 through 18 depicts the military campaign conducted by William, Duke of Normandy and his then vassal Harold, Earl of Wessex against Conan II, Duke of depicted during the campaign include Mont Saint-Michel, Rennes, and frame 17 Harold is depicted saving several of William's.

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