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  • Kierkegaard, Aesthetics, and Selfhoodby Peder Jothen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In the digital world, Kierkegaard's thought is valuable in thinking about aesthetics as a component of human development, both including but moving beyond the religious context as its primary center of meaning. Contributing to the debate about Kierkegaard's conception of the aesthetic, this book argues that Kierkegaard's concern is provocatively... more...

  • Beauty, Power and Graceby Krishna Dharma; B.G. Sharma; Mahaveer Swami

    Insight Editions LLC 2014; US$ 28.00

    Adapted from ancient Sanskrit texts, the stories in Beauty, Power & Grace represent one of the most fundamental aspects of Hinduism ? the innumerable manifestations of divinity. Among these, the portrayal of the Goddess is perhaps the most alluring. She appears as a devoted wife, a master of the arts, a terrifying demon slayer, a scornful critic,... more...

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanusby Charles H. Carman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus this study reveals a hitherto unsuspected shared epistemology of vision. Analyzing a range of artworks in light of Alberti’s and Cusanus’s ideals of vision, the author attributes a more deeply Christian Neoplatonic... more...

  • Paul and Markby David C. Sim; Oda Wischmeyer; Ian J. Elmer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This volume contains a comprehensive evaluation of the hypothesis that the Gospel of Mark has been influenced by the theology of the apostle Paul. It discusses the history of this view from the nineteenth century to the modern day, analyses possible historical connections between the apostle and the evangelist, and compares and contrasts many major... more...

  • Martyrs and Players in Early Modern Englandby David K. Anderson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts of religious violence. David Anderson explores a link between the unstable emotional response of society to religious executions in the Tudor-Stuart... more...

  • Literature and the Encounter with God in Post-Reformation Englandby Michael Martin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Each of the figures examined in this study -John Dee, John Donne, Sir Kenelm Digby, Henry and Thomas Vaughan, and Jane Lead -is concerned with the ways in which God can be approached or experienced. Michael Martin analyses the ways in which the encounter with God is figured among these early modern writers who inhabit the shared cultural space of poets... more...

  • Les Préraphaélitesby Robert de la Sizeranne

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    À l?époque victorienne, l?angleterre, balayée par la révolution industrielle, la confrérie préraphaélite, William morris et le mouvement Arts and Crafts, aspirait à un retour aux valeurs passées. souhaitant faire renaître les formes pures et nobles de la renaissance italienne, les peintres du groupe tels que John everett millais, dante gabriel rossetti... more...

  • Die Präraffaelitenby Robert de la Sizeranne

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Zur Zeit des viktorianischen Englands, getrieben von der Industriellen Revolution, hatte die Gruppe der Präraffaeliten, darunter Maler wie John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti und Edward Burne-Jones, das Ziel zu traditionellen Werten zurückzukehren. Dabei wollten sie die Ideale der italienischen Renaissance wiederbeleben, wobei sie sich am... more...

  • Pre-Raphaelitesby Robert de la Sizeranne

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    In the Victorian era, England ? swept along by the Industrial Revolution, the Pre-Raphaelite fold, William Morris, and the Arts and Crafts movement ? aspired to return to traditional values. Wishing to resurrect the pure and noble forms of the Italian Renaissance, a group of painters including John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Edward... more...

  • Die Präraffaelitenby Robert de la Sizeranne

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    In dem durch die Industrielle Revolution geprägten viktorianischen England sehnte sich die präraffaelitische Bruderschaft, die eine große Nähe zu der von William Morris angeführten Arts and Crafts-Bewegung aufwies, nach einer Rückkehr zu Werten einer vergangenen Zeit. Die führenden Maler dieses Kreises wie John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti... more...