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The Marvellous and the Monstrous in the Sculpture of Twelfth-Century Europe

The Marvellous and the Monstrous in the Sculpture of Twelfth-Century Europe( )
Author: Ambrose, Kirk
Series title:Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84383-831-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $90.00
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Representations of monsters and the monstrous are common in medieval art and architecture, from the grotesques in the borders of illuminated manuscripts to the symbol of the "green man", widespread in churches and cathedrals. These mysterious depictions are frequently interpreted as embodying or mitigating the fears symptomatic of a "dark age". This book, however, considers an alternative scenario: in what ways did monsters in twelfth-century sculpture help audiences envision, perhaps...
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Pages:202
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / Medieval
Art / European

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