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Disembodied heads in medieval and early modern culture / edited by Barbara Baert, Catrien Santing & Anita Traninger.

Publication:
Boston : Brill, 2013.
Series:
Intersections ; volume 28
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Head -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Contents:
Adam's Skull / Marina Montesano
Talking Heads, or, A Tale of Two Clerics / Robert Mills
The Meaning of the Head in High Medieval Culture / Esther Cohen
Securing the Sacred Head: Cephalophory and Relic Claims / Scott B. Montgomery
The Johannesschussel as Andachtsbild: The Gaze, The Medium and The Senses / Barbara Baert
Chasing the Caput. Head Images of John the Baptist in a Political Conflict / Mateusz Kapustka
The Self-Portrait 'En Decapite': Interpreting Artistic Self-Insertion / Arjan R. de Koomen
Capita Selecta in Historia Sacra. Head Relics in Counter Reformation Rome (1570CA.-1630CA.) / Jetze Touber
Framing the Face. Patterns of Presentation and Representation in Early Modern Dress and Portraiture / Bert Watteeuw
And I Bear Your Beautiful Face Painted on My Chest. The Longevity of the Heart as the Primal Organ in the Renaissance / Catrien Santing.
Notes:
Outcome of a two-day conference held at the Academia Belgica and the Royal Dutch Institute at Rome.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Baert, Barbara, editor of compilation.
Traninger, Anita, editor of compilation.
Santing, Catrien, editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9789004253544 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004253548 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004253551 (e-book)
OCLC:
850909293
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