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Representing emotions : new connections in the histories of art, music, and medicine

Author: Penelope Gouk; Helen Hills
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Juxtaposing artistic and musical representations of the emotions with medical, philosophical and scientific texts in Western culture between the Renaissance and the twentieth century, the essays collected in this volume explore the ways in which emotions have been variously conceived, configured, represented and harnessed in relation to broader discourses of control, excess and refinement. Since the essays explore
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Manchester (2001)
Miscellanea
Miscellanées
[congrès]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Gouk; Helen Hills
ISBN: 0754630587 9780754630586
OCLC Number: 53330814
Description: 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Towards histories of emotions / Penelope Gouk and Helen Hills --
Is there a cultural history of the emotions? / Peter Burke --
Emotions into words--or words into emotions? / Graham Richards --
Bodies of self-transcendence : the spirit of affect in Giotto and Piero / Michael Schwartz --
Architecture and affect : Leon Battista Alberti and edification / Helen Hills --
Spiritual passion and the betrayal of painting in Georges de la Tour / Dalie Judovitz --
Changing emotions? The decline of original sin on the eve of the enlightenment / Michael Heyd --
The man of passion : emotion, philosophy and sexual difference / Christine Battersby --
A woman weeps : Hogarth's Sigismunda (1759) and the aesthetics of excess / Marcia Pointon --
Remuer l'âme or Plaire à l'oreille? Music, emotions and the mind-body problem in French writings of the later eighteenth century / Christopher Gärtner --
Music's pathological and therapeutic effects on the body politic : Doctor John Gregory's views / Penelope Gouk --
The undulating self : the rhythmic conception of music and the emotions / Charles Brotman --
Dangerous liaisons : science, amusement and the civilizing process / Otniel E. Dror.
Responsibility: edited by Penelope Gouk and Helen Hills.

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