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Title Pageants and processions : images and idiom as spectacle / edited by Herman du Toit
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents Makers of meaning : plays and processions in goddess cults of the Near East / Michelle Wimber -- The holiest day : the rituals of Yom Kippur as sacred procession / David Nielsen -- From marketplace to Mount Carmel : eastern pageantry and the spectacle of folk religion on the Bay of Naples / Elliott Wise -- Painted processions : the Victorian fascination with Christian and pagan ritual / Rita Wright -- The pageants of power and society in the Republic of Venice / Marino Zorzi -- Processions in Burgundy : late-medieval ceremonial entries / Jesse D. Hurlbut -- Eluelie : an Aowin renewal celebration / Patricia Coronel -- An Asafo Fante funeral : the final procession of life / Michael Coronel -- Double-entendre : Mussorgsky's "pictures at an exhibition" as pageant and procession / Jerry L. Jaccard -- The Scottish National War Memorial : a pageant in stone and glass / Rachel Grover -- Private tribute, public art : The masque of the golden bowl and the artistic beginnings of American pageantry / Annelise K. Madsen -- Performing the national body : murals and pageants at the turn of the twentieth century / Sarah J. Moore -- Pageants of nineteenth century American queens / Rosella Mamoli -- The pageant people : a Latter-day Saint appropriation of an art form / Claudia Bushman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civilization, Medieval.
Pageants -- History.
Pageants -- Social aspects.
Processions -- History.
Processions -- Social aspects.
Theater -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Du Toit, Herman C.
ISBN 1443815071 (electronic bk.)
9781443815079 (electronic bk.)