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The Resource Leonardo's legacy : how Da Vinci reimagined the world, Stefan Klein ; translated by Shelley Frisch

Leonardo's legacy : how Da Vinci reimagined the world, Stefan Klein ; translated by Shelley Frisch

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Leonardo's legacy : how Da Vinci reimagined the world
Title
Leonardo's legacy
Title remainder
how Da Vinci reimagined the world
Statement of responsibility
Stefan Klein ; translated by Shelley Frisch
Title variation
How Da Vinci reimagined the world
Title variation remainder
how Da Vinci reimagined the world
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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Summary
Explores the mind of Leonardo Da Vinci and explains the profound impact his ideas have had on our times, discussing his paintings, fascination with water, and dream of flying
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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357774
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Klein, Stefan
Dewey number
  • 709.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Frisch, Shelley
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True
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  • Leonardo
  • Artists
  • Inventors
  • Renaissance
Target audience
adult
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how Da Vinci reimagined the world
Label
Leonardo's legacy : how Da Vinci reimagined the world, Stefan Klein ; translated by Shelley Frisch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Frankfurt am Main : S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The mystery of the ten thousand pages -- The gaze. The artist as neuroscientist ; Noses from the construction kit ; Pyramidal law ; In the library of Her Majesty ; "How the scintillation of each star originates in the eye" -- Water. Remains of a lock ; Seeking employment from the tyrant ; Love nest in the mill ; Leonardo becomes a writer ; Water music ; Single file through an alley -- War. The physics of destruction ; Amorra, Ilopanna ; Pact with the devil ; Strangled at dawn ; The beast within man -- The dream of flying. Alone against gravity ; "Board up the large room above-- " ; "Leonardo complicated matters" ; The intrepid Judy Leden ; Flying does not mean flapping wings -- Robots. Handbags and water heaters ; The performance of the mechanical lion ; A life for Leonardo ; The bell ringer ; Leonardo's computer -- Under the skin. In the mortuaries of Santa Maria Nuova ; An x-ray view of sex ; Man is a machine ; Expeditions into the beating heart ; "A philosopher more than a Christian" -- Final questions. Shells on the mountain slope ; "How admirable Thy justice, O though first mover!" ; The soul of the fetus ; Visions of the end of the world -- The legacy
Control code
ocn435418531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
viii, 291 p.
Isbn
9780306818257
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010000130
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)435418531
Label
Leonardo's legacy : how Da Vinci reimagined the world, Stefan Klein ; translated by Shelley Frisch
Publication
Note
Originally published: Frankfurt am Main : S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The mystery of the ten thousand pages -- The gaze. The artist as neuroscientist ; Noses from the construction kit ; Pyramidal law ; In the library of Her Majesty ; "How the scintillation of each star originates in the eye" -- Water. Remains of a lock ; Seeking employment from the tyrant ; Love nest in the mill ; Leonardo becomes a writer ; Water music ; Single file through an alley -- War. The physics of destruction ; Amorra, Ilopanna ; Pact with the devil ; Strangled at dawn ; The beast within man -- The dream of flying. Alone against gravity ; "Board up the large room above-- " ; "Leonardo complicated matters" ; The intrepid Judy Leden ; Flying does not mean flapping wings -- Robots. Handbags and water heaters ; The performance of the mechanical lion ; A life for Leonardo ; The bell ringer ; Leonardo's computer -- Under the skin. In the mortuaries of Santa Maria Nuova ; An x-ray view of sex ; Man is a machine ; Expeditions into the beating heart ; "A philosopher more than a Christian" -- Final questions. Shells on the mountain slope ; "How admirable Thy justice, O though first mover!" ; The soul of the fetus ; Visions of the end of the world -- The legacy
Control code
ocn435418531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
viii, 291 p.
Isbn
9780306818257
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010000130
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)435418531

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