By T. O'Keefe

ISBN-10: 0715634348

ISBN-13: 9780715634349

Romanesque is the fashion identify given to the paintings and structure of Europe within the 11th and 12th centuries. First utilized in the early 19th century to precise the perceived indebtedness of the visual-artistic and architectural cultures of this era to their Classical antecedents, the time period has survived centuries of more and more refined readings of the suitable medieval structures and objet d'art. The examine of Romanesque as a stylistic phenomenon is now virtually solely the protect of artwork historians, really within the English-speaking global. right here 'the Romanesque' is subjected to a protracted past due, theoretically-informed, archaeological inquiry. The ideological foundations and epistemological obstacles of Romanesque scholarship are critiqued, and the constructs of 'Romanesque' and 'Europe' are deconstructed, and replacement options for studying Romanesque's constituent fabric are mapped out. This publication may still, at the least, light up the necessity for debate.

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