The Italian Renaissance Palace Facade: Structures of Authority, Surfaces of Sense

The Italian Renaissance Palace Facade: Structures of Authority, Surfaces of Sense

by Charles Burroughs
     
 

A theoretical and anthropological study of the Italian Renaissance Palace in the sixteenth century.See more details below

Overview

A theoretical and anthropological study of the Italian Renaissance Palace in the sixteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521109734
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2009
Series:
Res Monographs in Anthropology and Aesthetics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction;
1. The forked road to modernity: ambiguities of the Renaissance facade;
2. Domestic architecture and Boccaccian drama: court and city in Florentine culture;
3. Between opacity and rhetoric: the facade in Trecento Florence;
4. The facade in question: Brunelleschi;
5. The bones of grammar and the rhetoric of flesh;
6. Setting and subject: the city of presences and the street as stage;
7. Bramante and the emblematic facade;
8. Facades on parade: architecture between court and city;
9. From street to territory: projections of the urban facade;
Notes;
Bibliography;
Index.

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