Author picture
4+ Works 19 Members 1 Review

About the Author

Also includes: John Hay (16)

Works by Jonathan Hay

Associated Works

Vector 289: African and Afrodiasporic SF (2019) — Contributor — 1 copy

Tagged

Common Knowledge

Legal name
Hay, Jonathan Scott
Birthdate
1956-09-05
Gender
male

Members

Reviews

I wanted so much to like this book, as I have read other articles by Jonathan Hay, but Sensuous Surfaces just didn't 'flow' for me. The best part by far were the pictures with the captions, and for that alone, I would recommend the work. Otherwise, it was heavy going (random sentence/opened book and typed first sentences my eyes hit: "Here the important point is that the cross-referencing of surfaces opened up a space of metaphor in which the relation between different surfaces and their respective associations...produced meaning, in this particular case through the suggestion of a cultural continuum and perhaps an equivalence of value. Nor was the metaphoric space of decoration restricted to the first-order level of cross-referencing of surfaces."), pedantic at times, and did not satisfy my curiosity as to what are the underlying principles of Chinese aesthetics.

I'm happy to be corrected if others feel I didn't give it its due.
… (more)
 
Flagged
pbjwelch | Jul 25, 2017 |

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Statistics

Works
4
Also by
1
Members
19
Popularity
#609,294
Rating
3.0
Reviews
1
ISBNs
4