'On Ugliness'- Edited by Umberto Eco
'On Ugliness,' edited by Umberto Eco, translated by Alastair McEwan
The follow up to Eco's 'On Beauty,' this volume examines the various manifestations of 'ugliness' over the centuries. The philosophy, iconography and spiritual belief behind the demonic, the repugnant, the sordid, the grotesque, the asymmetrical, the abject and the spectral are brought to light in this volume.
Condition: Excellent, dust jacket excellent
Published by Harvil Secker, London, 2007.