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Gender and Art in the Middle AgesOxford Bibliographies in Art History (2016)
The analysis of medieval art through the lens of gender could be said to have had its genesis with the overall move in art historical discourse away from questions of stylistic analysis, and toward broader investigations of the social and historical contexts for art making and meaning. In particular, feminist scholars of medieval art history, inspired by work done by modernists, as well as by theorists in other fields such as film, began to ask new and different questions about medieval art, particularly about the roles women might have played in its production and reception. Some of the earliest scholarship ...
EditorThomas daCosta Kaufmann
PublisherOxford University Press
Citation InformationMartha Easton. "Gender and Art in the Middle Ages" Oxford Bibliographies in Art History (2016)
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