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.
|Main Author:||Dixon, Laurinda S.|
University Park, Pa. :
Pennsylvania State University Press,