The Expanding discourse: feminism and art history

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IconEditions, Nov 10, 1992 - Social Science - 518 pages
A sequel to the pioneering volume, "Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany, " published in 1982, "The Expanding Discourse" contains 29 essays on artists and issues from the Renaissance to the present, representing some of the best feminist art-historical writing of the past decade. Chronologically arranged, the essays demonstrate the abundance, diversity, and main conceptual trends in recent feminist scholarship.

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Contents

THE VIRGINS ONE BARE BREAST
27
WOMEN IN FRAMES
39
LEONARDO DA VINCI
59
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Norma Broude, Professor of Art History at American University, is author of "Impressionism, a Feminist Reading: The Gendering of Art, Science, and Nature in the 19th Century "(1991), among other books. Mary D. Garrard is Professor Emerita of Art History at American University and author of "Artemisia Gentileschi around 1622: The Shaping and Reshaping of an Artistic Identity "(California, 2001), among other publications. Broude and Garrard are also the editors of "The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, Power and Impact "(1994).

Mary D. Garrard is Professor of Art at American University. She is the author of "Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art "(1989) and coeditor, with Norma Broude, of "Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany "(1982); "The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History "(1992); and "The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact "(1994).

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