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  • Walsingham and the English Imaginationby Gary Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, medieval England's most significant pilgrimage site devoted to the Virgin Mary, which was revived in the twentieth century, and in 2006... more...

  • Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Cultureby Tonya J. Moutray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In eighteenth-century literature, negative representations of Catholic nuns and convents were pervasive. Yet, during the politico-religious crises initiated by the French Revolution, a striking literary shift took place as British writers championed the cause of nuns, lauded their socially relevant work, and addressed the attraction of the convent... more...

  • Art of Siberiaby Valentina Gorbatcheva; Marina Federova

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    The art of Siberia is a fascinating subject, and the artifacts discovered in the hidden archives of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg are nothing less than extraordinary. Artwork, day-to-day subjects and photos dating from the turn of the century all represent the testimonies of the Siberian people who refused to yield to the hegemony... more...

  • Between the Image and the Wordby Trevor Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 40.95

    The central contention of Christian faith is that in the incarnation the eternal Word or Logos of God himself has taken flesh, so becoming for us the image of the invisible God. Our humanity itself is lived out in a constant to-ing and fro-ing between materiality and immateriality. Imagination, language and literature each have a vital part to play... more...

  • Icons in Time, Persons in Eternityby C.A. Tsakiridou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity presents a critical, interdisciplinary examination of contemporary theological and philosophical studies of the Christian image and redefines this within the Orthodox tradition by exploring the ontological and aesthetic implications of Orthodox ascetic and mystical theology. It finds Modernist interest in the aesthetic... more...

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gazeby Claire Raymond

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the diazotype process for many of these late pieces, most importantly... more...

  • Gothic Artby Victoria Charles; Klaus Carl

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years.Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started using flying buttresses and pointed arches to open up cathedrals to daylight. A period of great economic and social... more...

  • Die Kunst Sibiriensby Valentina Gorbatcheva; Marina Federova

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    Die Kunst Sibiriens ist ein faszinierendes Studienobjekt und die Artefakte, die in den Archiven des Russischen Museums für Ethnografie in Sankt Petersburg entdeckt wurden, sind nicht weniger als atemberaubend. Kunst, Gegenstände des Alltags und Fotografien, die um die vorletzte Jahrhundertwende datieren, bezeugen die reiche Kultur eines Volkes, das... more...

  • Gotikby Victoria Charles; Klaus H. Carl

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    Die Kunst der Gotik findet ihre Wurzeln in der kraftvollen Architektur der Kathedralen Nordfrankreichs. Es handelt sich um eine mittelalterliche Kunstbewegung, die sich in Europa über mehr als 200 Jahre erstreckte. Die Architekten wandten sich von den runden Formen der Romanischen Kunst ab und begannen, Strebebögen und Spitzbögen einzusetzen, um die... more...

  • Picturing the 'Pregnant' Magdalene in Northern Art, 1430-1550by Penny Howell Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining innovations in Mary Magdalene imagery in northern art 1430 to 1550, Penny Jolly explores how the saint?s widespread popularity drew upon her ability to embody oppositions and embrace a range of paradoxical roles: sinner-prostitute and saint, erotic seductress and holy prophet. Analyzing paintings by Rogier van der Weyden, Quentin Massys,... more...