Empson, William; Arrowsmith, Rupert ed: THE FACE OF THE BUDDHA. Oxford, 2016. lxii, 1, 152 pp. 14 pp. colour plates hors texte. B/w text illustrations. 25x19 cm. Cloth.
A study of Buddhist art in Asia, focussing on the face of the Buddha. Written in the 1930s and 1940s by the English poet and literary critic, William Empson, who travelled extensively in Asia, the manuscript remained lost for 60 years and is here published for the first time, together with background on Empson, his work and peregrinations.
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 54 in printed List 201.
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