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Author Attlee, James.

Title Nocturne : a journey in search of moonlight / James Attlee.

Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  704.949523 Att    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 309 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Syzygy. Dog night by the river ; A barefoot Galileo ; Absorbed by its shadows ; Earthshine ; Eostre and a paschal moon ; A white horse and mammoth bones ; Fear of the dark ; Darkness and the desert: islamic moon ; Mussolini, the Madonna and moonlight ; Extollagers in the valley of vision: memory, moonlight and Samuel Palmer ; Dark adaption and the eye of the beholder ; The path of totality ; Adrift on the Lapetus ocean ; August beach moon, Normandy ; Immaculate conceptions and transparent moons ; Let's murder the moonlight! Futurists and the moon ; The agency of the night -- Tsukimi. Beyond the gateless gate: September Kyoto moon ; Cat's eyes and a McDonalds moon -- Vesuvio. The alarming mountain: Naples, Vesuvius and the moon -- Lunada. From Vegas to Vega: American moon ; The moon and the standing people -- Mondschein. Raking the shadows: a romantic moon -- Thamesis. Through midnight streets: the Thames and a London moon ; Moonset ; Blue moon on Stonewall Hill.
Summary Nocturne is the record of a journey for moonlight, a traveler's tale that takes readers on a dazzling nighttime trek that ranges across continents, from prehistory to the present, and through both the physical world and the realms of art and literature.
Subject Attlee, James -- Travel.
Moonlight in art.
Moon -- In art.
Moon -- In literature.
Standard Number 40019759452
ISBN 9780226030968 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226030962 (hardcover : alk. paper)