Scenes of the Obscene: The Non-Representable in Art and Visual Culture, Middle Ages to Today

Scenes of the Obscene: The Non-Representable in Art and Visual Culture, Middle Ages to Today

eBook - 2014
Rate this:
Artists and the public alike have always been fascinated by obscene imagery. The Obscene, however, is difficult to define. One of the earliest interpretations is of Greek origin and argues that the word derives from ""ob skene"", indicating the space behind the stage or scene. ""Off-scene"" remains what should be hidden from public view, be it morally questionable, offensive, disgusting or unbearable to look at. This book presents a collection of essays that cast light on some ""Scene of the Obscene"" in art and visual culture from the Middle Ages to today, taking into consideration the mallea.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Zeilenwert GmbH,, 2014
ISBN: 9783958994539
3958994539
3897397676
9783897397675
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Ullrich, Jessica

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top