Étiqueté : transitions

Parution : Valerie Mainz and Emma Stafford, The Exemplary Hercules from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment and Beyond, Leyde, Brill, 2020

The Exemplary Hercules explores the reception of the ancient Greek hero Herakles – the Roman Hercules – in European culture from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment and beyond. Each chapter considers a particular work or theme in detail, raising questions about the hero’s role as model of the princely ruler, and examining how the worthiness of this exemplary type came, in time, to be subverted. The volume is one of four to be published in...

Parution : Barbara Baert, Interruptions and Transitions: Essays on the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture, Leyde, Brill, 2019

Interruptions and Transitions: Essays on the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture is an anthology of the most recent works by Barbara Baert, discussing the connection between the experiences of the senses in the medieval and early modern visual culture, the hermeneutics of imagery, and the limits and possibilities of contemporary Art Sciences. The six chapters include Pentecost, Noli me tangere, the woman with an issue of blood, the Johannesschüssel, the dancing Salome,...

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