Visual Culture and the German Middle Ages
By (author) Kathryn Starkey
Normal Price: $225.81
Your Price: $203.23 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.58! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days, Not for Xmas
Visual Culture and the German Middle Ages by Kathryn Starkey
Book DescriptionThis multi-disciplinary collection of essays draws on various theoretical approaches to explore the highly visual nature of the Middle Ages and expose new facets of old texts and artefacts. The term 'visual culture' has been used in recent years to refer to modern media theory, film, modern art and other contemporary representational forms and functions. But this emphasis on visuality is not only a modern phenomenon. Discourses on visual processes pervade the works of medieval secular poets, theologians, and scholastics alike. The Middle Ages was a highly visual society in which images, objects, and performance played a dominant communicative and representational role in both secular and religious areas of society. The essays in this volume, which present various perspectives on medieval visual culture, provide a critical historical basis for the study of visuality and visual processes.
Buy Visual Culture and the German Middle Ages book by Kathryn Starkey from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781403964441
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Visual Culture and the German Middle Ages book by Kathryn Starkey and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Kathryn Starkey
KATHRYN STARKEY is Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, USA.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687