The Works of Walter Pater 9 Volume Set - Cambridge Library Collection - Literary StudiesWalter Pater (author)
Multiple copy pack 2378 Pages / Published: 10/11/2011
- We can order this
Walter Pater (1839-94) was the foremost Victorian writer on art and on aesthetic experience. He brought his extensive knowledge of the history of art to bear on the new problem of how to explain the very personal affective response to beauty, and raised this into a central concern of aesthetic and philosophical thought. His ideas still shape modern assumptions about how art plays on our feelings and intellectual responses. This edition of Pater's complete works was published in 1900-1 in a limited edition of 775 copies. It comprises eight volumes with an additional volume of critical essays first published in The Guardian. The topics range from Plato, classical art, nineteenth-century literature and art, and Pater's only work of fiction, Marius the Epicurean. There are also review articles on contemporary English and French writings.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 2378
Weight: 3200 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 140 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at