Told as a series of reflections, this study traces links between cultures as diverse as pre-Vedic India and late 19th-century France. An array of unrelated artists are all in fact linked by the Kabbalah and the correlation between art and this mystic Jewish thought.
|Publisher:||Brandeis University Press|
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About the Author
VINCENT BROOK teaches at USC, UCLA, Cal State LA, and Pierce College. His most recent book is Land of Smoke and Mirrors: A Cultural History of Los Angeles. MARAT GRINBERG is associate professor of Russian and humanities at Reed College. He is the author of “I am to be read not from left to right, but in Jewish: from right to left”: The Poetics of Boris Slutsky.
Table of Contents
Publications of Leo Bronstein • Acknowledgments to the Second Edition • Acknowledgments • Foreword • About Leo Bronstein • Addendum: August 1997 • Prologue • Shekhinah, or the Road of Purity • The Road of Meditation • The Road of Companions • Notes • Notes on Illustrations • Credits
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