Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern Venice

Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern Venice

Katz, Dana E. (Reed College, Oregon)

Cambridge University Press

08/2017

202

Dura

Inglês

9781107165144

15 a 20 dias

Informed by contemporary and current theories of space and histories of the senses, this book explores the urban form of the Jewish ghetto in Venice from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. It will be essential reading for academic scholars, and graduate and undergraduate students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Introduction; 1. Margins as laboratories of urban planning; 2. Enclosures as topographies of vision; 3. Windows as sites of visual disturbance; 4. Walls as boundaries of the night; Conclusion.
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