Monica Calabritto

Emblems of Death in the Early Modern Period


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Edité par Peter Daly
Edité par Monica Calabritto
Editeur Librairie Droz S.A.
Distributeur Association de Boccard

Within the burgeoning business of emblem books printed in Europe between the sixteenth and the eighteenth century, emblems of death constitute a pervasive subject that this fine collection of essays written by an international group of scholars explores exhaustively for the first time in a pan-European way, elaborating and reappraising the study by Gisèle Mathieu-Castellani’s Emblèmes de la mort. Le dialogue de l’image et du texte (Paris, A.-G. Nizet, 1988), which focuses mainly on emblems pr ...