Item Number: 109449
Title: Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World
Author: Anderson, Judith H. ; Joan Pong Linton (eds)
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Description: New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 215pp. Publisher's summary : Go Figure addresses theories of the figure and practices of figuration ranging from classical rhetoric and biblical exegesis to semiotics, psychoanalysis, and socio-politics. Situating theory in history, the essays in this volume focus on verbal and visual texts from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, and they explore science, sacramental poetics, romance and lyric narrative, and the natural world in still lifes, prayer, parasites, and politics. They engage the work of poets, painters, storytellers, and playwrights.
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