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Architecture as Nature
The Transcendentalist Idea of Louis Sullivan
Narciso G. Menocal

Although Louis Sullivan (1856-1924) has long been associated with the American transcendentalist movement of Emerson, Thoreau, and Whitman, this is the first book to analyze his transcendetalist thought with the development of his architectural style. It also explores sources of and influences on his thought that have not been considered before. With the help of Narciso G. Menocal’s new work, both scholars and students of architectural and art history, as well as American cultural and intellectual history, will gain new insights into Sullivan and his work.

Narciso G. Menocal
was, at the time of publication, associate professor in the department of art history at the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

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April 1981
LC: 80-005118 NA
264 pp.
ISBN-10: 0-299-08150-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-299-08150-8
Cloth $29.50 s

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