The practice of persuasion : paradox and power in art history /

This sequel to The Practice of Theory stresses the continued need for self-reflective awareness in art historical writing. Offering a series of meditations on the discipline of art history in the context of contemporary critical theory, Moxey addresses such central issues as the status of the canon,...

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Author / Creator: Moxey, Keith P. F., 1943-
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Politics of Persuasion
  • Ch. 1. Art History's Hegelian Unconscious: Naturalism as Nationalism in the Study of Early Netherlandish Painting
  • Ch. 2. History, Fiction, Memory: Riemenschneider and the Dangers of Persuasion
  • Ch. 3. Motivating History
  • Ch. 4. Perspective, Panofsky, and the Philosophy of History
  • Ch. 5. Nostalgia for the Real: The Troubled Relation of Art History to Visual Studies
  • Ch. 6. After the Death of the "Death of the Author."