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Author Dorra, Henri, 1924-2002.

Title The symbolism of Paul Gauguin : erotica, exotica, and the great dilemmas of humanity / Henri Dorra ; foreword by Richard R. Brettell ; afterword by Gabriel P. Weisberg.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  759.4 G234Dd 2007    ---  Available
Description xvii, 361 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-331) and index.
Contents Gauguin's heritage : his family and their nineteenth-century world -- Budding symbolism -- Caricatures and friendships -- The great dilemmas of humanity -- The artist as Messiah -- Visions of death, visions of escape -- From Papeete to Mataiea -- The Polynesian pantheon -- Desire of the night -- Paris furlough -- The last years in Tahiti -- Hiva Hoa.
Subject Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0520241304 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520241305 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2454080
NLGGC 30252651X
NZ1 11020525
AU@ 000040872838

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