0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice by Alice E. Sanger

Employing a wide range of approaches from various disciplines, contributors to this volume explore the diverse ways in which European art and cultural practice from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries confronted, interpreted, represented and evoked the realm of the sensual. Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice investigates how the faculties of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell were made to perform in a range of guises in early modern cultural practice: as agents of indulgence and pleasure, as bearers of information on material reality, as mediators between the mind and the outer world, and even as intercessors between humans and the divine. The volume examines not only aspects of the arts of painting and sculpture but also extends into other spheres: philosophy, music and poetry, gardens, food, relics and rituals. Collectively, the essays gathered here form a survey of key debates and practices attached to the theme of the senses in Renaissance and Baroque art and cultural practice.

Buy Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice by Alice E. Sanger from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781409400042
ISBN-10: 1409400042
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice by Alice E. Sanger

Book Reviews - Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice by Alice E. Sanger

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sense and the Senses in Early Modern Art and Cultural Practice book by Alice E. Sanger and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Alice E. Sanger

Alice Sanger and Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker. Alice E. Sanger, Siv Tove Kulbrandstad Walker, Alessandro Arcangeli, Suzanne B. Butters, Mindy Nancarrow, Sophie Oosterwijk, Robert W. Gaston, Susan Russell, Lisa M. Rafanelli, Phillippa Plock, Geraldine A. Johnson.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.