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  • Mapping Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    How did gender figure in understandings of spatial realms, from the inner spaces of the body to the furthest reaches of the globe? How did women situate themselves in the early modern world, and how did they move through it, in both real and imaginary locations? How do new disciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Aura of the Word in the Early Age of Print (1450�1600)

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Buskirk, Samuel Mareel

    Did the invention of movable type change the way that the word was perceived in the early modern period? In his groundbreaking essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," the cultural critic Walter Benjamin argued that reproduction drains the image of its aura, by which he means…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Creative City

    Vision and Execution, 1st Edition

    By James E. Doyle, Biljana Mickov

    The Creative City: Vision and Execution, edited by James E. Doyle and Biljana Mickov, challenges the popular understanding of the Creative City, by bridging the gap between the Creative City as concept and the Creative City as practice and, in so doing, provides a contemporary template for policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Bront�in the World of the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Hagan, Juliette Wells

    Although previous scholarship has acknowledged the importance of the visual arts to the Brontës, relatively little attention has been paid to the influence of music, theatre, and material culture on the siblings' lives and literature. This interdisciplinary collection presents new research on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Books and the Life of Judith of Flanders

    1st Edition

    By Mary Dockray-Miller

    In the first full-length study of Judith of Flanders (c. 1032-1094), Mary Dockray-Miller provides a narrative of Judith’s life through analysis of the books and art objects she commissioned and collected. Organizing her book chronologically by Judith’s marriages and commissions, Dockray-Miller…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Portrait in Fiction of the Romantic Period

    1st Edition

    By Joe Bray

    Beginning with the premise that the portrait was undergoing a shift in both form and function during the Romantic age, Joe Bray examines how these changes are reflected in the fiction of writers such as Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, Elizabeth Hamilton and Amelia Opie. Bray…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Vision and Society

    Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art, 1st Edition

    By John Clammer

    The sociology of art is now an established sub-discipline of sociology. But little work has been done to explore the implications not of society on art, but of art on the nature and principles of sociology itself. Vision and Society explores the ways in which art (here mainly understood as visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Orientalist Poetics

    The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Emily A. Haddad

    Orientalist Poetics is the only book on literary orientalism that spans the nineteenth century in both England and France with particular attention to poetry and poetics. It convincingly demonstrates orientalism's centrality to the evolution of poetry and poetics in both nations, and provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory

    Living Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krešimir Purgar

    W.J.T. Mitchell – one of the founders of visual studies – has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Fernandez-Medina, Maria Truglio

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Vision and Character

    Physiognomics and the English Realist Novel, 1st Edition

    By Eike Kronshage

    As readers, we develop an impression of characters and their settings in a novel based on the author’s description of their physical characteristics and surroundings. This process, known as physiognomy, can be seen throughout history including in the English Realist novels of the 19th and 20th…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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