Durer and his Culture by Dagmar Eichberger
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Durer and his Culture
By Dagmar Eichberger

Durer and his Culture

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Durer and his Culture by Dagmar Eichberger

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This collection extends and deepens understanding of the political, social, and cultural contexts through which the meanings of Durer's works can be perceived, and focuses on images which provide insights into his rich cultural milieu. Expanding views of nature and landscape, cultural strategies of collecting, the construction of national cultural identity, the humanist concern for a moral life, the transgressions of sexual order, and the gendered rituals of courtship are just some of the contemporary discourses and practices to which Durer's works are linked. Also discussed is the manner in which images were viewed in the early-sixteenth century, and the powers and dangers with which they were associated, and the collection concludes with an appreciation of the changing historical role which Durer himself has had within the European cultural tradition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521619882
ISBN-10: 0521619882
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 15mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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