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Item Number: 110103
Title: The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450-1750 : Visual Imagery before Orientalism
Author: Harper, James G. (ed)
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9780754663300
Description: Alershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 325pp., 70 b&w illus. Contents: Introduction and Overview: The Turk and Islam in the Western eye (1450–1750): visual imagery before orientalism, James G. Harper; Part I Venice: The sultan's true face? Gentile Bellini, Mehmet II, and the values of verisimilitude, Elizabeth Rodini; Black Turks: Venetian artists and perceptions of Ottoman ethnicity, Paul H.D. Kaplan; 'And the moon has started to bleed'; apocalypticism and religious reform in Venetian art at the time of the Battle of Lepanto, Benjamin Paul; Punchinello meets the Turk: Giambattista Tiepolo's chorus of oriental spectators, Johanna Fassl. Part II Italy and Europe: Bipolar behavior: Ferdinando I de'Medici and the East, Christopher Pastore; Dürer's depictions of the Ottoman Turks – a case of 'early modern orientalism'?, Heather Madar; East is East: images of the Turkish nemesis in the Hapsburg world, Larry Silver; The barbarous and noble enemy: pictorial representations of the Battle of Lepanto, Christina Strunck. Part III Beyond Europe: Picturing the Ottoman threat in 16th-century New Spain, Maria Judith Feliciano; The 'Frank' in the Ottoman eye of 1583, Baki Tezcan; Integrated bibliography; Index.

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