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Title LinkThe Bayeux tapestry : new interpretations / edited by Martin K. Foys, Karen Eileen Overbey & Dan Terkla.
Imprint Woodbridge ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2009.
Description xvi, 216 p., [16] p. of plates :  ill. (some col.) ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Problematizing patronage : Odo of Bayeux and the Bayeux tapestry / Elizabeth Carson Pastan, Stephen D. White -- Auctoritas, consilium et auxilium : images of authority in the Bayeux tapestry / Shirley Ann Brown -- Taking place : reliquaries and territorial authority in the Bayeux embroidery / Karen Eileen Overbey -- On the nature of things in the Bayeux tapestry and its world / Valerie Allen -- Making sounds visible in the Bayeux tapestry / Richard Brilliant -- Anglo-Saxon women, Norman knights and a "third sex" in the Bayeux embroidery / Madeline H. Caviness -- Behind the Bayeux tapestry / Gale R. Owen-Crocker -- Embroidery errors in the Bayeux tapestry and their relevance for understanding its design and production / Michael John Lewis -- From Hastingus to Hastings and beyond : inexorable inevitability on the Bayeux tapestry / Dan Terkla -- Pulling the arrow out : the legend of Harold’s death and the Bayeux tapestry / Martin K. Foys -- The Bayeux tapestry : a selective bibliography / Dan Terkla.
Summary "In the past two decades, scholarly assessment of the Bayeux Tapestry has begun to consider issues beyond its sources and analogues, dating, origin and purpose, and site of display." "This volume demonstrates the utility of more recent interpretive approaches to this famous artefact, especially with regard to newer concepts of gender, materiality, reception theory, cultural criticism, performativity, spatial narrative, New Historicism, and post-structuralism." "The essays frame vital issues for the future of Tapestry scholarship: they provide original perspectives, and engage with myriad critical concerns: the (New-) historical layering of meaning, representational systems of gender difference, visuality, memory and architecture, modern obsessions with author-like patronage, post-colonial notions of territory and saintly relics, and the function of historiography and media." "A bibliography of three centuries of critical writings completes the work."--BOOK JACKET.
Title Sub. LinkBayeux tapestry.
Subject LinkGreat Britain -- History -- William I, 1066-1087 -- Historiography.
LinkHastings, Battle of, England, 1066, in art.
Add.Author LinkFoys, Martin K. (Martin Kennedy)
LinkOverbey, Karen Eileen.
LinkTerkla, Dan.

System Number 000678464
ISBN Link9781843834700 (cased : alk. paper)
Link1843834707 (cased : alk. paper)

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