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Medusa S Gaze


Author : Marina Belozerskaya
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2012


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The long and intricate history of the beautifully carved Hellenistic style Egyptian bowl, from the days of Cleopatra to Constantinople, the French Revolution, and to near destruction by a deranged museum guard in 1925.

Medusa S Gaze And Vampire S Bite


Author : Matt Kaplan
language : en
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2012-10-23


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Tours history's monsters and the culture that spawned them, explaining why monster myths are so compelling and examining the events that inspired their stories while considering the real-world animals behind specific characters.

In Medusa S Gaze


Author : Norman Bryson
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1991-12-01


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Carpentier S Baroque Fiction


Author : Steve Wakefield
language : en
Publisher: Tamesis Books
Release Date : 2004


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Carpentier was one of the first novelists to introduce a version of magical realism and the neo-baroque into Latin American fiction.

Caribbean Perspectives On Modernity


Author : Maria Cristina Fumagalli
language : en
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Release Date : 2009-11-02


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Taking up the challenge of redefining modernity from a Caribbean perspective instead of assuming that the North Atlantic view of modernity is universal, Maria Cristina Fumagalli shows how the Caribbean's contributions to the modern world not only provide a more accurate account of the past but also have the potential to change the way in which we imagine the future. Fumagalli uses the myth of Medusa's gaze turning people into stone to describe the way North Atlantic modernity freezes its "others" into a state of perpetual backwardness that produces an ethnocentric narrative based on homogenization, vilification, and disempowerment that actively ignores what fails to conform to the story it wants to tell about itself. In analyzing narratives of modernity that originate in the Caribbean, the author explores the region's refusal to succumb to Medusa's spell and highlights its strategies to outstare the Gorgon. Reflecting a diversity of texts, genres, and media, the chapters focus on sixteenth-century engravings and paintings from the Netherlands and Italy, a scientific romance produced at the turn of the twentieth century by the king of the Caribbean island Redonda, contemporary collections of poetry from the anglophone Caribbean, a historical novel by the Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé, a Latin epic, a Homeric hymn, ancient Egyptian rites, fairy tales, romances from England and Jamaica, a long narrative poem by the Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott, and paintings by artists from Europe and the Americas spanning the seventeenth century to the present. Caribbean Perspectives on Modernity offers an original and creative contribution to what it means to be modern.

Medusa S Gaze


Author : Robert J. Rodini
language : en
Publisher: Bordighera Press
Release Date : 2004


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Medusa S Gaze Casuistry And Conscience In The Renaissance


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language : en
Publisher: Stanford University Press
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