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Polyphilo or the Dark Forest Revisited: An Erotic Epiphany of Architecture

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Departing from the conventional genres of architectural writing, this book is a completely original reflection on the erotics of architecture. Perez-Gomez retells the love story of the famous Renaissance novel/treatise Hypnerotomachia Poliphili in late twentieth-century terms. The original work, long a cult book among architects, takes place in a forest. In the retelling, ...more
Paperback, 311 pages
Published March 29th 1994 by MIT Press (MA) (first published 1992)
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