Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Germany: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Germany

1st Edition

By Jennifer Spinks

Routledge

224 pages

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Presents an exmination of printed representations of monstrous births in German-speaking Europe from the end of the fifteenth century and through the sixteenth century, beginning with a seminal series of broadsheets from the late 1490s by humanist Sebastian Brant, and including prints by Albrecht Durer and Hans Burgkmair.

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Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS014000
HISTORY / Europe / Germany