The Farther Shore

The Farther Shore : A Natural History of Perception, 1798-1984

By (author) Don Gifford

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Impossible to summarize, this book displays the play of intelligence around a variety of subjects literary, scientific, technological, and political. The year 1798 saw the publication of Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads . Gifford looks back at this "farther shore" and the "near shore" of the late 20th century, with a view toward understanding the transformations and the constants in human perception. Not indexed, but this is a book for reading rather than research. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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  • Hardback | 257 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 453.59g
  • 01 Feb 1990
  • Atlantic Monthly Press
  • English
  • 0871133350
  • 9780871133359

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