The Waning of the Middle Ages
Brilliant study of art, life and thought in France and the Netherlands during the 14th and 15th centuries explores the period's splendor and simplicity, courtesy and cruelty, its idyllic vision of life, despair and mysticism, religious, artistic, and practical life, and much more. An invaluable reference for anyone interested in medieval life. 14 illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - chwiggy - LibraryThing
This book took me 10 months to finish, which usually means it failed to pull me along, and I needed to rely on my completionism to pull me through. Yes this is a seminal wok of (art) history, and i ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gregdehler - LibraryThing
The Waning of the Middle Ages was groundbreaking cultural study when it was published in 1924. He drops a lot of names, assuming that readers automatically know who he is talking about. For example ... Read full review