Overview:Worlds Within: Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna - In Worlds Within, Elina Gertsman investigates the Shrine Madonnas, or Vierges ouvrantes-sculptures that conceal within their bodies complex carved and/or painted iconographies. The Shrine Madonna emerged in Europe at the end of the 1200s and reached a peak of popularity during the following three centuries. Gertsman argues that the appearance of these objects-predicated as they are on the dynamic of concealment, revelation, and fragmentation-points to the changing roles of vision and sensation in the complex, performative ways in which audiences were expected to engage with devotional images, both in public and in private. Worlds Within considers these fascinating sculptures in terms of the rhetoric of secrecy, the discourse of containment, and the tropes of unveiling. Gertsman demonstrates how the statues were associated with the processes of seeing and memory-making and how they functioned as instruments of revelatory knowledge and spiritual reformation in the context of late medieval European culture.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726797-9780271064017. It was written by the following authors: Elina Gertsman. Book Worlds Within: Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna, which can be read online, published by the company: Pennsylvania State University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Photography, Fashion, History, Art. The book was published on 2015-04-09 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1520 g. File for download Worlds Within: Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna has PDF format and is called worlds-within-opening-the-medieval-shrine-madonna.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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