This magisterial study of Gothic architecture traces the meaning and development of the Gothic style through medieval churches across Europe. Ranging geographically from Poland to Portugal and from Sicily to Scotland and chronologically from 1093 to 1530, the book analyzes changes from Romanesque to Gothic as well as the evolution within the Gothic style and places these changes in the context of the creative spirit of the Middle Ages.
In its breadth of outlook, its command of detail, and its theoretical enterprise, Frankl's book has few equals in the ambitious Pelican History of Art series. It is single-minded in its pursuit of the general principles that informed all aspects of Gothic architecture and its culture. In this edition Paul Crossley has revised the original text to take into account the proliferation of recent literature -- books, reviews, exhibition catalogues, and periodicals -- that have emerged in a variety of languages. New illustrations have also been included.
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Introduction by Paul Crossley
The Early Gothic Period
The High Gothic Style 11941300
The Late Gothic Style
Choirs with an Even Number of Sides
The General Problems of the Gothic Style
The Term Gothic and the Concept of the Gothic Style
The Development of the Gothic Style seen as an Immanent Process
The Meaning and the Purpose of Church Architecture
Symbols of Meaning
Gothic Architecture considered as Art
Secular Architecture during the Period of the Gothic Style
The Beginnings of the Flamboyant
Variations between 1390 and 1420
The Mature Late Gothic Style in Germany
The Mature Flamboyant
Spiral Shafts Doublecurved Ribs Concave Profiles Concavesided Arches Arches like Branches of Trees DiamondVaults
The Gothic Style and the Style of the Renaissance
The Survival of the Gothic Style
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