The Rhetoric of Power in the Bayeux Tapestry

The Rhetoric of Power in the Bayeux Tapestry

by Suzanne Lewis
     
 

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In this study, Suzanne Lewis argues that the Bayeux Tapestry is one of the first large-scale visual narratives of the Middle Ages that, moreover, conveys medieval conceptions regarding the pictorialized text. More than a reinterpretation of the historical evidence related to the Tapestry, Lewis' study explores the visual and textual strategies and conventions that

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In this study, Suzanne Lewis argues that the Bayeux Tapestry is one of the first large-scale visual narratives of the Middle Ages that, moreover, conveys medieval conceptions regarding the pictorialized text. More than a reinterpretation of the historical evidence related to the Tapestry, Lewis' study explores the visual and textual strategies and conventions that have made this work such a powerful statement for audiences over the centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107403352
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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