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Worlds Within:

Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna
  • ISBN-13: 9780271064017
  • Publisher: PENN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: PENN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • By Elina Gertsman
  • Price: AUD $157.00
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  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 14/06/2015
  • Format: Hardback 288 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: Photography & photographs [AJ]
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Explores Shrine Madonnas, late medieval statues of the Virgin Mary that split open to reveal richly carved and painted interiors. Analyzes the changing roles of vision and sensation in the complex performative ways in which audiences engaged with devotional art, both in public and in private.


Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction: A Cause of Error

1 Secrets: Revealing Bodies, Fragmented Vision

2 Ruptures: Holy Anatomy, Affective Obstetrics

3 Play: Animate Substance, Uncanny Performance

4 Imprints: Hybrid Memories, Interior Journeys

Postscript: The Excavated Body

Appendix: Shrine Madonnas ca. 1270–ca. 1500, in Approximate Chronological Order

Notes

Bibliography

Index


“Gertsman’s approach is sagacious and unquestionably original.”

—George Lazaroiu, Sixteenth Century Journal

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