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Power and image in early modern Europe [electronic resource] / edited by Jessica Goethals, Valerie McGuire and Gaoheng Zhang.

Publication:
Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (203 p.)
Subjects:
Art, European -- Congresses.
European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Music -- Europe -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Europe -- Civilization -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Are images and spectacles fundamental mediators of power relationships in the West? This book draws upon the language of cultural studies to investigate a contemporary hypothesis in the shifting ideological landscape of early modern Europe. Apparently aesthetic choices by artists may also have been the means to consolidate and subvert institutionalized or non-institutionalized bodies of power. Meanwhile, communities in Europe reacted to the intrinsic power of the image in literature and ...
Contents:
pt. I. Consolidating power and hegemony through image negotiation
pt. II. The mobile referent and constructions of self and nation
pt. III. Departures from the Orthodox : re-imaging convention and culture.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-181) and index.
Contributor:
Goethals, Jessica.
McGuire, Valerie.
Zhang, Gaoheng.
ISBN:
1-282-33450-6
9786612334504
1-4438-1216-1
OCLC:
827209485
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