Colors Demonic and Divine: Shades of Meaning in the Middle Ages and After / Edition 1

Colors Demonic and Divine: Shades of Meaning in the Middle Ages and After / Edition 1

by Herman Pleij
     
 

Including a wealth of vivid detail and ranging over theology, poetry, painting, heraldry, fashion, and daily life, this book elucidates the attitudes toward color in medieval times and the effect these attitudes still have on modern society.See more details below

Overview

Including a wealth of vivid detail and ranging over theology, poetry, painting, heraldry, fashion, and daily life, this book elucidates the attitudes toward color in medieval times and the effect these attitudes still have on modern society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231130233
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of IllustrationsPrefaceIntroductionMedieval Notions of ColorColor in Daily LifeBeautiful Colors for Mere Enjoyment? The Most Beautiful Colors Adorn the WomanThe Devil's Pernicious PaletteThe Dangers of Yellow, Red, Green, and BlueThe Progress of DecolorationAppendix of Original PoemsSourcesIndex

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