The dark side of genius : the melancholic persona in art, ca. 1500-1700 /

"Examines 'melancholia' as a philosophical, medical, and social phenomenon in early modern art. Argues that, despite advances in art and science, the topos of the dispirited intellectual continues to function metaphorically as a locus for society's fears and tensions"--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Dixon, Laurinda S.
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Language: English
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2013.
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Location: ZSR Main Stacks - Reynolds 6
Call Number: N8224.M44 D59 2013
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