Frank Lloyd Wright

Essential Texts

Robert Twombly (Editor)

Overview | Inside the Book

The most influential, provocative, and enduring writings of the American master are gathered in this anthology.

Twenty-one carefully chosen selections from Wright’s extensive literary output span the important period between 1900 and the late 1930s, when the architect exerted a powerful influence on the developing modern movement. A concise biography, explanatory head notes, and a short annotated bibliography make this an ideal introduction for students.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • February 2009
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73261-0
  • 5.5 × 8.2 in / 288 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“[R]emarkably endearing book…brings no less than an insight into the mind of a genius….universally charming book.” — Facilities

“Twombly has produced a valuable addition to the literature on an important and complex man.” — Civil Engineering

“For those desiring an understanding of the architect and his intentions, the kind that only comes from primary texts, the well-timed Essential Texts edited by Robert Twombly is a great place to start….Twombly’s introductory notes are particularly helpful.” — John Hill, Daily Dose of Architecture

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