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  • Tod und Jenseits in der Kunstby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Seit Grabdenkmäler auf den Gräbern errichtet wurden, hat die Vorstellung vom Tod und vom Leben nach dem Tod einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Kunstwelt erlangt. Der Tod, eine unbegrenzte Inspirationsquelle, in der Künstler nach dem Ausdruck des Unendlichen suchen können, ist das Motiv zahlreicher mysteriöser und unterschiedlicher Darstellungen. Das... more...

  • Walsingham and the English Imaginationby Gary Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Miltonby Kenneth J.E. Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton studies the relationship between English poetry and church discipline in four carefully chosen bodies of poetry written between the Reformation and the death of John Milton. Its primary goal is to fill a gap in the field of Protestant poetics, which has never produced a study focused on the way... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...