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Refiguring the Real.

By: Braider, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Princeton Legacy Library: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (337 p.).ISBN: 9781400872756.Subject(s): Arts, Medieval | Arts, Modern | Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Refiguring the Real: Picture and Modernity in Word and Image, 1400-1700DDC classification: 700.1 | 700/.1 LOC classification: NX170 .B73 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Summary: In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture-particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Because critics have conventionally explained visual images in terms of verbal texts (Scripture, heroic poetry, and myth), they have undervalued the impact of the pictorial naturalism practiced by painters from the fifteenth century onward and the fundamentally new conception of reality it conveys. By reinterpreting m
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In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture-particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Because critics have conventionally explained visual images in terms of verbal texts (Scripture, heroic poetry, and myth), they have undervalued the impact of the pictorial naturalism practiced by painters from the fifteenth century onward and the fundamentally new conception of reality it conveys. By reinterpreting m

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