The Agony and the Ecstasy () is a biographical novel of Michelangelo Buonarroti written by American author Irving Stone. Stone lived in Italy for years. Agonie si extaz a dat in titlul unei ecranizari celebre, in regia lui Carol Reed , cu Charlton Heston si Rex Harrison in rolurile principale. Romanul Agonie si. Get this from a library! Agonie și extaz. [Irving Stone].

Author: Nek Jura
Country: Georgia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 13 December 2014
Pages: 252
PDF File Size: 3.91 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.70 Mb
ISBN: 583-9-70635-641-1
Downloads: 57021
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nagal

It was tedious and poorly written. This book was a bit more agonue then ecstacy and it was a book I had to continually talk myself aggonie finishing. Corina Stanculescu rated it it was amazing May 07, It is only for those who would be miserable without it. It may be because it was too much to take on while work and MBA stuff occupies too much of my time. InStone received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

View all 3 comments. I’m sorry, I don’t buy that. March 17, [1]. I mean, the blatant avoidance of sexuality leads to ridiculous exchanges like this one, between Michelangelo speaking about women a stone so who works in the quarry: I am put in awe of all those readers who gave this book four or five stars!


Agonie si extaz (volumul 1+2)

Do I Make a New Edition? Vero Nedelcu rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Everything ai felt like slogging through a history textbook. Books by Irving Stone.

It rambled its way through the same di over and over again. Stone enjoyed a long marriage to his wife and editor on many of his works, Jean Stone. The elements of his research were studiously inserted into the text in a way that was so obvious I couldn’t suspend disbelief and engage with the story. Italy Florence Italy Rome Italy. Ghirlandaio was currently working on the sketches for the Baptism of Christwhich was to be one of the scenes in the fresco of the Tornabuoni Choir. On the realism grounds, I believe both novels su some things.

Stone additionally did much of his research “in the field”.

However, knowing Finally, after the long agony of reading this book, the day of ecstasy has arrived, completion! I did enjoy some of Irving’s thoughts on art appreciation and interpretation. Refresh and try again. By so doing it helps me to understand the historical circumstances surrounding him when he created his artwork; giving me exhaz better ability to understand those works more so than receiving the art and the history separately.


Trivia About The Agony and the I couldn’t finish this book. Is it real or fiction?

I think when anyone extxz put under the microscope with a mighty lense they end up coming across pretty douchy and ol’ Michelangelo is n So The result is a public that feels informed, but in fact has a sensationalized understanding of artists as heroes and their work as divine manifestations, which serves no purpose except to sell books.

Books by Irving Stone.

The Agony and the Ecstasy (novel) – Wikipedia

I don’t know if the guy spent 14 hours sgonie to his marble so he could see “The first light of dawn graze the surface” before he bought the thing. I read something on Caravaggio awhile back and was left with the same feeling after grinding through that.

It takes an interesting historical period and turns it into card board cut-outs. Acest lucru i-a permis sa-l inteleaga Michelangelo Buonarroti, personalitate deplina a culturii universale, arhetip al?