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Here be dragons : a fantastic bestiary

By: Delacampagne, Ariane
Contributor(s): Delacampagne, Christian
Material type: TextTextPrinceton Princeton University Press c2003Description: 200p.; ill.; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-691-11689-XSubject(s): Animals, Mythical, in art | Animals--Symbolic aspectsLOC classification: N7745.A5 D4313 2003
Contents:
Introduction. 1 Symbols, dreams, religions. 2 Inventing a bestiary. 3 Unicorns and human hybrids. 4 Flying quadrupeds and dragons. 5 Influences or coincidences?. 6 The fantastic today
Abstract: 'Here Be Dragons: A Fantastic Bestiary is a lavishly illustrated compendium of the marvelous menagerie of imaginary animals that humans have conjured up over the ages. Ariane and Christian Delacampagne take us on a visually and intellectually riveting journey through five thousand years of art, examining the symbolic meanings of such creatures and what they say about the unconscious life of the human mind.'
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Originally publ. as Animaux etranges et fabuleux: un bestiare fantastique dans l'art, c. 2003.. Transl. from the French by Ariane Delacampagne.

Introduction. 1 Symbols, dreams, religions. 2 Inventing a bestiary. 3 Unicorns and human hybrids. 4 Flying quadrupeds and dragons. 5 Influences or coincidences?. 6 The fantastic today

'Here Be Dragons: A Fantastic Bestiary is a lavishly illustrated compendium of the marvelous menagerie of imaginary animals that humans have conjured up over the ages. Ariane and Christian Delacampagne take us on a visually and intellectually riveting journey through five thousand years of art, examining the symbolic meanings of such creatures and what they say about the unconscious life of the human mind.'

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