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Religious

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern Englandby Michael Gaudio

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the Ferrar-Collet family of Little Gidding, who selected... more...

  • "Saints, Sinners, and Sisters "by JaneL. Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A collection of original essays, Saints, Sinners, and Sisters showcases the diverse questions currently being asked by gender scholars dealing with French, Netherlandish and German art from the medieval and early modern periods. Moving beyond the reclamation of personalities and oeuvres of 'lost' female artists, the contributors pose questions about... more...

  • The Religious Paintings of Hendrick ter Brugghenby NatashaT. Seaman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The first in-depth study of the Utrecht artist to address questions beyond connoisseurship and attribution, this book makes a significant contribution to Ter Brugghen and Northern Caravaggist studies. Focusing on the Dutch master's simultaneous use of Northern archaisms with Caravaggio's motifs and style, Natasha Seaman nuances our understanding of... more...

  • "Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts "by Renana Bartal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a group of illuminators previously on the fringe of art... more...

  • Sacred Tracesby Janice Leoshko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    In his novel Kim, in which a Tibetan pilgrim seeks to visit important Buddhist sites in India, Rudyard Kipling reveals the nineteenth-century fascination with the discovery of the importance of Buddhism in India's past. Janice Leoshko, a scholar of South Asian Buddhist art uses Kipling's account and those of other western writers to offer new insight... more...

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Artby KatherineT. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Mater Misericordiae?Mother of Mercy?emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes coalesced in Armenian Cilicia then morphed as it spread... more...

  • Painting the Bibleby Michaela Giebelhausen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position of religious painting in academic discourse and assesses... more...

  • Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350–1530by Andrea Pearson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Illuminated here are the relationships between visual culture, faith, and gender in the courtly, monastic, and urban spheres of the early modern Burgundian Netherlands. By examining works by artists such as the Master of Mary of Burgundy, Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling, and Bernard van Orley, author Andrea Pearson identifies and explores pictorial constructions... more...

  • Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Filmby Marian McCurdy

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 77.45

    Acting has traditionally been considered a form of pretending or falsehood, compared with the so-called reality or truth of everyday life. Yet in the postmodern era, a reversal has occurred—real life is revealed as something acted and acting is where people have begun to search for truth. In Acting and its Refusal in Theatre and Film, Marian McCurdy... more...

  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500by Renana Bartal; Neta Bodner; Bianca Kuhnel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has indiscriminately grouped material tokens from holy places... more...