Representing the Passions: Histories, Bodies, Visions

Representing the Passions: Histories, Bodies, Visions

by Richard Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0892366761

ISBN-13: 9780892366767

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Getty Publications

Representing the Passions explores the interplay between the experience of extravagant emotions and their expression in Western art, music, and writing.  See more details below

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Representing the Passions explores the interplay between the experience of extravagant emotions and their expression in Western art, music, and writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892366767
Publisher:
Getty Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Issues and Debates Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Problem of the Passions1
Cogito Embodied: Force and Counterforce in Rene Descartes Les passions de l'ame13
Music and the Order of the Passions37
Masses, Mind, Matter: Political Passions and Collective Violence in Post-Imperial Austria69
Observations on the Natural History of the Web103
Bill Viola, Passions Series - Images and Production Notes
Unspeakable Passions: The Civil and Savage Lessons of Early Modern Animal Representation137
The Afterlife of Sarah Siddons; or, The Archives of Performance163
Pulling Ribbons from Mouths: Roland Barthes's Umbilical Referent175
Anne and Patrick Poirier, Perverse Passions - Perversity Douleur Caresses Desire Traces Anonyme Violation Obscur
Pleasure and Misery: Catholic Sources of Paul Gauguin's and Pablo Picasso's Abstraction217
Collecting against Forgetting: East of the River: Chicano Art Collectors Anonymous249
A Passion for the Dead: Ancient Objects and Everyday Life270
Biographical Notes on the Contributors289
Illustration Credits292
Index295

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