Dürer and his Culture: DURER & HIS CULTURE by Dagmar EichbergerDürer and his Culture: DURER & HIS CULTURE by Dagmar Eichberger

Dürer and his Culture: DURER & HIS CULTURE

EditorDagmar Eichberger, Charles Zika

Paperback | February 17, 2005

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This collection attempts to set preeminent German Renaissance artist Albrecht DÜrer (1471-1528) in the cultural context of the early sixteenth century. It offers analyses of and suggests relationships between DÜrer's work and aspects of his culture that have not received much attention in previous scholarship. These include views of nature and attitudes to collecting, patriotism and morality, witchcraft and the rituals of courtship, the power of visual images and the role of censorship.
Title:Dürer and his Culture: DURER & HIS CULTUREFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.59 inPublished:February 17, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521619882

ISBN - 13:9780521619882

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Dürer and his culture: an introduction Dagmar Eichberger, and Charles Zika; Part I. Artist and Environment: 1. Naturalia and artefacta: Dürer's nature drawings and early collecting Dagmar Eichberger; 2. Germanic patriotism in the age of Dürer Larry Silver; 3. The Michelfeldt Tapestry and contemporary European literature Wim Hüsken; Part II. Image and Audience: 4. Ways of seeing in the age of Dürer Bob Scribner; 5. Dürer's witch and riding women: shaping moral order in sixteenth-century Germany Charles Zika; Part III. Communal Culture and Representation: 6. Tokens of affection: the meanings of love in sixteenth-century Germany Lyndal Roper; 7. The censorship of images in Reformation Germany 1520-1560 Christiane Andersson; Part IV. Dürer and the Canon: 8. Changing German perceptions of the historical role of Albrecht Dürer Paul Münch; 9. The making of Dürer in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria Irena Zdanowicz; Select bibliography: Albrecht Dürer (1971-1997); Dagmar Eichberger and Charles Zika; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"This is a varied, sophisticated and consistently engaging volume, which adds much to our understanding of Dürer the artist, the man and cultural icon." - H-Net Andrew Morrall, Bard Graduate Center, New York