DOI:10.1353/elh.2010.0009
Corpus ID: 170538932
"Just apply a weight": Thoreau and the Aesthetics of Ornament
Theo DavisPublished 2010PhilosophyELH
Questioning the view that Thoreau abandoned aesthetics in order to know nature, this essay argues that he articulated an alternative, ornamental aesthetics. Far from rejecting his era's taste for… Expand
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