Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 27: Spring 1995

Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 27: Spring 1995

by Francesco Pellizzi (Editor)



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Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 27: Spring 1995 by Francesco Pellizzi

Res is a journal of anthropology and comparative aesthetics dedicated to the study of the object, in particular cult and belief objects and objects of art. The journal presents contributions by philosophers, art historians, archaeologists, critics, linguists, architects, artists, and others. Its field of inquiry is open to all cultures, regions, and historical periods. Res also publishes iconographic and textual documents important to the history and theory of the arts.

Res appears twice yearly, in the spring and autumn. The journal is edited by Francesco Pellizzi. More information about Res is available at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521483735
Publisher: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
Publication date: 03/28/1996
Series: Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics Series , #27
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 8.42(w) x 10.73(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Francesco Pellizzi is Associate of Middle American Ethnology at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Editorial: Remains
Francesco Pellizzi

Housing Fame: in the Tuscan Villa of Pliny the Younger
Indra Kagis McEwen

Legends of Lālibalā: The Development of an Ethiopian Pilgrimage Site
Marilyn E. Heldman

Hans Burgkmair's Depiction of Native Africans
Jean Michel Massing

"Knowe Thyself": Anatomical Figures in Early Modern Europe
Andrea Carlino

Reimagining the Grande Galleria of Carlo Emanuele I of Savoy
Sergio Mamino

Inversion, Revolution, and the Carnivalesque in Rembrandt's Civilis
David R. Smith

Notes and Discussions

Nage/Danse, Corps/écriture: De I'insularité valéryenne

Anna Lo Giudice

Sweetmeats or Corpses? Art History and Ethnohistory
Michael W. Meister

The Aesthetics of Value, the Fetish of Method: A Case Study at the Peabody Museum
Pamela M. Lee

List of Authors

Contents of Res 28 Autumn 1995

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