Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art: Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas - Visual Culture in Early Modernity (Paperback)Professor Erin E. Benay (author), Professor Lisa M. Rafanelli (author)
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 244 x 173 mm
"Given its wide use of literary source material, Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art will appeal to early modern scholars across a range of disciplines, not only within the history of art. From a strictly practical perspective, the individual chapters will also make for focused reading assignments for the Renaissance and/or Baroque student. The amount of textual and visual evidence consulted is truly impressive, and the study will become a useful source for anyone working on either of these subjects or in gender studies."
- CAA Reviews
"This book brings together a considerable body of research from the authors' PhD dissertations and subsequent articles. It highlights the relationship between two intriguing iconographic subjects, and interprets them in the light of a wide array of visual and documentary sources, to provide a convincing account of the range of readings that images of these episodes might have given rise to in early modern Italy. As such, it is a valuable reference for any scholar of art history of the Renaissance and Baroque periods."
- Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
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