The Splendor of English Gothic Architecture

The Splendor of English Gothic Architecture

eBook - 2012
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This book explains and celebrates the richness of Englishchurches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly developed itsown architectural and ornamental codes. The author, John Shannon Hendrix, classifies English Gothic architecture in four principal stages: the early English Gothic, the decorated, the curvilinear, and the perpendicular Gothic. Several photographs of these architectural testimonies allow us to understand the whole originality of Britain during the Gothic era: in Canterbury, Wells, Lincoln, York, and Salisbury. The English Gothic architecture is a poetic one, speaking both to the senses and spirit. churches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly developed itsown architectural and ornamental codes.The author, John Shannon Hendrix, classifies EnglishGothic architecture in four principal stages: the earlyEnglish Gothic, the decorated, the curvilinear, and theperpendicular Gothic. Several photographs of thesearchitectural testimonies allow us to understand the wholeoriginality of Britain during the Gothic era: in Canterbury,Wells, Lincoln, York, and Salisbury. The English Gothicarchitecture is a poetic one, speaking both to the sensesand spirit.
Publisher: [United States] : Parkstone International : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 178042891X
9781780428918
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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