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作者 Bleeke, Marian, author
書名 Motherhood and meaning in Medieval sculpture : representations from France, c. 1100-1500 / Marian Bleeke
出版項 Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9781783272501
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  NB543 B646 2017    在架上    30530001319326
說明 xii, 199 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Boydell studies in medieval art and architecture, 2045-4902
Boydell studies in medieval art and architecture
附註 What can medieval sculptural representations of women tell us about medieval women's experiences of motherhood? Presumably the work of male sculptors, working for clerical patrons, these sculptures are unlikely to have been shaped by women's maternal experiences during their production. Once produced, however, their beholders would have included women who were mothers and potential mothers, thus opening a space between the sculptures' intended meanings and other meanings liable to be produced by these women as they brought their own interests and concerns to these works of art. Building on theories of reception and response, this book focuses on interactions between women as beholders and a range of sculptures made in France in the twelfth through sixteenth centuries, aiming to provide insight into women's experiences of motherhood; particular sculptures considered include the Annunciation and Visitation from Reims cathedral, the femme-aux-serpents from Moissac, the transi of Jeanne de Bourbon-Vendome, the Eve from Autun, and a number of French Gothic Virgin and Child sculptures
Includes bibliographical references (page 175-191) and index
主題 Sculpture, Medieval -- France -- Themes, motives
Mothers in art
Women in art
Motherhood -- France -- History -- To 1500
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