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The Resource Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi : Configurations of the Body of State

Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi : Configurations of the Body of State

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Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi : Configurations of the Body of State
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Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi
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Configurations of the Body of State
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eng
Summary
Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia dei Lanzi: Configurations of the Body of State explores the role that maternal influence played in the formation of Cosimo I de' Medici's absolutist state
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Art and Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe Ser
Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi : Configurations of the Body of State
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Cellini's Perseus and Medusa and the Loggia Dei Lanzi : Configurations of the Body of State
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Contents -- Prologue -- List of Figures -- CHAPTER 1 -- The Story of Perseus and Medusa: An Interpretation of Its Meaning, and the Topos of Decapitation -- The Textual Sources for Cellini's Perseus and Medusa -- Origins and Still a Search for Meaning -- The Topos of Decapitation -- CHAPTER 2 -- Cellini's Perseus and Medusa: The Paradigm of Control -- The Commission and Cellini's Innovation -- An Interpretation of the Statue's Meaning -- Casting the Perseus and Medusa -- CHAPTER 3 -- Renaissance Political Theory and Paradoxes of Power -- The Mirror of the Prince -- CHAPTER 4 -- The Goddess Other and Same -- Women on Top -- CHAPTER 5 -- The Sexual Symbolism of the Perseus and Medusa -- CHAPTER 6 -- The Public Face of Justice -- The Body Broken and Divine -- Mater Iuri -- The Shield Device as a Judicial and Cosmological Emblem -- CHAPTER 7 -- Classical and Grotesque Polities -- CHAPTER 8 -- Eleonora Di Toledo and the Image of the Mother Goddess -- The Pitti Estate -- The Castello Estate -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
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1st ed.
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1 online resource (192 pages)
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9789004296787
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rdamedia
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