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Arts of Impoverishment

Beckett, Rothko, Resnais

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674048768

Publication Date: 12/01/1993

Short

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 color illustration, 1 line illustration

World

  • Art and Authority
  • Beckett: Inhibited Reading
  • Rothko: Blocked Vision
  • Resnais: Stalled Movement
  • Notes
  • Index

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