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Gender and Art in the Middle Ages
Oxford Bibliographies in Art History (2016)
  • Martha Easton
Abstract
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 ...
Publication Date
2016
Editor
Thomas daCosta Kaufmann
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Citation Information
Martha Easton. "Gender and Art in the Middle Ages" Oxford Bibliographies in Art History (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marthaeaston/13/