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Gender, Otherness, and Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Art - (Hardcover)

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This collection examines gender and Otherness as tools to understand medieval and early modern art as products of their social environments. The essays, uniting up-and-coming and established scholars, explore both iconographic and stylistic similarities deployed to construct gender identity. The text analyzes a vast array of medieval artworks, including Dieric Bouts’s Justice of Otto III, AlbrechtDürer’s Feast of the Rose Garland, Rembrandt van Rijn’s Naked Woman Seated on a Mound, and Renaissance-era transi tombs of French women to illuminate medieval and early modern ideas about gender identity, poverty, religion, honor, virtue, sexuality, and motherhood, among others.

Number of Pages: 244
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Series Title: New Middle Ages
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 28, 2017
TCIN: 53254674
UPC: 9783319650487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-9413
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