Nefer: The Aesthetic Ideal In Classical Egypt by Willie Cannon-brownNefer: The Aesthetic Ideal In Classical Egypt by Willie Cannon-brown

Nefer: The Aesthetic Ideal In Classical Egypt

byWillie Cannon-brownEditorWillie Cannon-brown

Paperback | August 7, 2013

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This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions ofnefer,the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt it opens up space for a review of the aesthetics of other African societies in the Nile Valley. Thus, it serves as a heuristic for further research and scholarship.

Dr. Willie Cannon-Brown has taught at Peirce College for 29 years, and contributed a chapter in theHandbook of Black Studiestitled "Decapitated and lynched forms: suggested ways of examining contemporary tests."
Title:Nefer: The Aesthetic Ideal In Classical EgyptFormat:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:August 7, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415650380

ISBN - 13:9780415650380


Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The Aesthetic Tradition: A Review  3. Afrocentric Elements: A Methodological Consideration   4. The Divine, the Beautiful: An African Perspective  5. Kemet Internal Framework  6. Beauty is Everywhere