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The Art of Frenzy: Public Madness in the Visual Culture of Europe, 1500-1850

The Art of Frenzy Public Madness in the Visual Culture of Europe The Art of Frenzy presents a masterful analysis of public madness from the Renaissance to the Industrial Age Frenzy the most flagrant and political form of madness is the madness of warrior heroes ki

  • Title: The Art of Frenzy: Public Madness in the Visual Culture of Europe, 1500-1850
  • Author: Jane Kromm
  • ISBN: 9781441143303
  • Page: 260
  • Format: ebook
  • The Art of Frenzy presents a masterful analysis of public madness from the Renaissance to the Industrial Age Frenzy the most flagrant and political form of madness is the madness of warrior heroes, kings, scolds, and the possessed Its representation incorporates a range of traditional characters and figures, from Hercules and Orlando to Medea and Britannia UnderstoodThe Art of Frenzy presents a masterful analysis of public madness from the Renaissance to the Industrial Age Frenzy the most flagrant and political form of madness is the madness of warrior heroes, kings, scolds, and the possessed Its representation incorporates a range of traditional characters and figures, from Hercules and Orlando to Medea and Britannia Understood as abusive power and belligerence out of control, and described in terms drawn equally from definitions of tyranny and liberty, frenzy has always been articulated with a significant degree of political meaning Integrating art history with cultural studies, political history, and the history of medicine, Jane Kromm draws on a wide range of mediums and contexts from asylum sculpture to political broadsheets, medical texts, the imagery of revolution, caricature and medical illustrations to clarify the importance of this interpretative pattern.

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