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Feminism And Art History : Questioning The Litany - Norma Broude

Feminism And Art History

Questioning The Litany

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Published: 11th August 1982
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A long-needed corrective and alternative view of Western art history, these seventeen essays by respected scholars are arranged chronologically and cover every major period from the ancient Egyptian to the present. While several of the essays deal with major women artists, the book is essentially about Western art history and the extent to which it has been distorted, in every period, by sexual bias. With 306 illustrations.

Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Notesp. ix
Introduction Feminism and Art Historyp. 1
Notesp. 16
Matrilineal Reinterpretation of Some Egyptian Sacred Cowsp. 19
Notesp. 30
The Great Goddess and the Palace Architecture of Cretep. 33
Notesp. 42
Mourners on Greek Vases: Remarks on the Social History of Womenp. 45
Notesp. 60
Social Status and Gender in Roman Art: The Case of the Saleswomanp. 63
Notesp. 76
Eve and Mary: Conflicting Images of Medieval Womanp. 79
Notesp. 99
Taking A Second Look: Observations on the IConography of A French Queen, Jeanne De Bourbon (1338-1378)p. 101
Notesp. 116
Delilahp. 119
Notesp. 139
Artemisia and Susannap. 147
Notesp. 167
Judith Leyster's Proposition -- Between VIrtue and VIcep. 173
Notesp. 180
Art History and Its Exclusions: The Example of Dutch Artp. 183
Notesp. 198
Happy Mothers and Other New Ideas in Eighteenth-Century French Artp. 201
Notesp. 217
Lost and Found: Once More the Fallen Womanp. 221
Notesp. 243
Degas's """"Misogyny""""p. 247
Notesp. 266
Gender or Genius? the Women Artists of German Expressionismp. 271
Notesp. 290
Virility and Domination in Early Twentieth-Century Vanguard Paintingp. 293
Notesp. 313
Miriam Schapiro and """"Femmage"""": Reflections on the Conflict Between Decoration and Abstraction in Twentieth-Century Artp. 315
Notesp. 328
Quilts: The Great American Artp. 331
Notesp. 345
Notes on Contributorsp. 347
Indexp. 351
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ISBN: 9780064301176
ISBN-10: 0064301176
Series: Icon Editions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 11th August 1982
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 19.0  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 1