ISBN-10:
0754651541
ISBN-13:
9780754651543
Pub. Date:
11/30/2005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350-1530: Experience, Authority, Resistance / Edition 1

Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350-1530: Experience, Authority, Resistance / Edition 1

by Andrea Pearson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754651543
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/30/2005
Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Andrea Pearson is a specialist in the visual culture of northern Europe from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries, she has published on gender and devotional art in Gesta, Renaissance Quarterly, Woman's Art Journal, and the Sixteenth Century Journal.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Performing gender in the Burgundian Netherlands; Authority and community in women's books of hours; Regendering the faith: books of hours, devotional portrait diptychs, and the affirmation of men; The problem of male embodiment in two diptychs from Bruges; Nuns and clerics: ambiguous authority in a devotional portrait diptych; Disrupting gender at the court of Margaret of Austria; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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