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Title Courting the Alhambra : cross-disciplinary approaches to the Hall of Justice ceilings / [edited by] Cynthia Robinson, Simone Pinet
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (264, iv pages, 19 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Amanda Luyster, Cross-Cultural Style in the Alhambra: Textiles, Identity and OriginsSimone Pinet, Walk on the Wild Side; Oscar Martín, Allegories of Love: The Alhambra Ceilings and The Evolution of Sentimental Fiction; Book Reviews; Daniel Lasker, Review of Daniel Frank, Search Scripture Well. Karaite Exegetes and the Origins of the Jewish Bible Commentary in the Islamic East; Andrew Berns, Review of Elliott Horowitz: Reckless Rites: Purim and the Legacy of Jewish Violence; Brian Catlos, Review of Klein, Elka. Jews, Christian Society, and Royal Power in Medieval Barcelona
Summary The ceiling paintings in the Hall of Justice of the Alhambra have not received serious scholarly attention for the past thirty years, perhaps due to their difficult incorporation into a discrete program of Christian vs. Islamic art, categories that until recently remained unchallenged themselves. The Alhambra itself continues to elicit the interest of many scholars, and several recent interpretations of the function of the Palace of the Lions, which houses the paintings, have been put forth. This collection brings together art historians, literary critics and historians who suggest new ways of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Subject Ceilings -- Spain -- Granada.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Spain -- Granada.
Islamic decoration and ornament -- Spain -- Granada.
Islamic mural painting and decoration -- Spain -- Granada.
Form Electronic book
Author Pinet, Simone.
Robinson, Cynthia, 1962-
LC no. 2008041965
ISBN 9047426886
OTHER TI Medieval encounters