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Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Jennifer M. Feltman, Sarah Thompson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-28 - Publisher: Routledge

Traditional histories of medieval art and architecture often privilege the moment of a work’s creation, yet surviving works designated as "medieval" have long and expansive lives. Many have extended prehistories emerging from their sites and contexts of creation, and most have undergone a variety of interventions, including adaptations and restorations,
The Social Life of Books
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Abigail Williams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-27 - Publisher: Yale University Press

“A lively survey…her research and insights make us conscious of how we, today, use books.”—John Sutherland, The New York Times Book Review Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainment and an integral component of domestic social life. In
Textual and Visual Representations of Power and Justice in Medieval France
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Rosalind Brown-Grant, Anne D. Hedeman, Bernard Ribémont
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Thoroughly interdisciplinary in approach, this volume examines how concepts such as the exercising of power, the distribution of justice, and transgression against the law were treated in both textual and pictorial terms in works produced and circulated in medieval French manuscripts and early printed books. Analysing texts ranging from romances,
The Routledge Companion to Medieval Iconography
Language: en
Pages: 580
Authors: Colum Hourihane
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-19 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sometimes enjoying considerable favor, sometimes less, iconography has been an essential element in medieval art historical studies since the beginning of the discipline. Some of the greatest art historians – including Mâle, Warburg, Panofsky, Morey, and Schapiro – have devoted their lives to understanding and structuring what exactly the subject
Image, Knife, and Gluepot: Early Assemblage in Manuscript and Print
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Kathryn M. Rudy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-14 - Publisher: Open Book Publishers

In this ingenious study, Kathryn Rudy takes the reader on a journey to trace the birth, life and afterlife of a Netherlandish book of hours made in 1500. Image, Knife, and Gluepot painstakingly reconstructs the process by which this manuscript was created and discusses its significance as a text at