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:
9780521624381
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Res Monographs in Anthropology and Aesthetics Series
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.87(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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