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Title: Grown but not made : biological metaphor and experimental art in England, 1930-39
Author: Juler, Edward
ISNI:       0000 0001 3593 504X
Awarding Body: Manchester University
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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This dissertation offers an examination of the way in which metaphors of biology entered into the critical discourse that surrounded the emergence of the 'new abstraction' in England during the 1930s. It seeks to explore, in particular, the usage of biological ideas by aestheticians by charting how conceptual shifts in biology corresponded with analogous shifts in aesthetics at this time.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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