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Medusa meets Holofernes

Volker Mergenthaler

Medusa meets Holofernes

poetologische, semiologische und intertextuelle Diskursivierung von Enthauptung

by Volker Mergenthaler

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Published by P. Lang in Bern .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judith (Jewish heroine) -- In literature.,
  • Beheading in literature.,
  • Beheading in art.,
  • Medusa (Greek mythology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-148) and index.

    StatementVolker Mergenthaler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.B4 M47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL299355M
    ISBN 103906757471
    LC Control Number97206185

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    The Bible also regales us with accounts of toxic beauties, from Eve who tempted Adam to the alluring descendants of Eve. Judith, a beautiful widow, adorned herself with ribbons, rich perfumes, and fine jewels to seduce the enemy’s general Holofernes, and then she beheaded him with his own sword. Abstract. Caravaggio is the name of a prominent fictional character in In the Skin of a Lion () and The English Patient () by the Booker Prize-winningAuthor: Murphy, Robinson.

    The deutero-canonical Book of Judith tells how Judith served her people by seducing and pleasuring Holofernes, the Assyrian general. Judith gets Holofernes drunk, then seizes her sword and slays him: "Approaching to his bed, she took hold of the hair of his head." (Judith, ). VFX legend Steve Wright helped Italy's Sky 3D tackle an epic project, as Italian all-3D television station set out to present the city of Florence and the masterpieces of Renaissance art housed in the Uffizi Gallery in a spectacular stereoscopic 3D movie shown in 60 countries around the world. While the majority of the film was shot stereoscopically, Steve's challenge was to use Nuke to.


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The account of the beheading of Holofernes by Judith is given in the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, and is the subject of many paintings and sculptures from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

In the story, Judith, a beautiful widow, is able Medusa meets Holofernes book enter the tent of Holofernes because of his desire for her. Holofernes was an Assyrian general who was about to destroy Judith's home, the city of.

Follow Volker Mergenthaler and explore their bibliography from 's Volker Mergenthaler Author Page. The following is a list of paintings by the Italian artist Caravaggio, listed chronologically. List of paintings. #N#Boy Peeling Fruit. × cm. Florence, Italy. Fondazione Roberto Longhi.

One of several versions, one of which is Caravaggio's earliest known work. #N#Boy Peeling Fruit. London, England– Boy Peeling Fruit (c.

), Young. Volker Mergenthaler has written: 'Medusa meets Holofernes' -- subject(s): In literature, Medusa (Greek mythology) in literature, Beheading in literature, Beheading in art 'Versuch, ein Dekameron. Volker Mergenthaler, Medusa Meets Holofernes.

Poetologische, semiologische und intertextuelle Diskursivierung von Enthauptung (Bern: Peter Lang, ) jumps from the Septuagint to early modern times when discussing the discourse of beheading under poetological, semiologic, and Author: Elena Ciletti, Henrike Lähnemann. Medusa Meets Holofernes.

Poetologische, semiologische und intertextuelle Diskursivierung von Enthauptung. Bern: Peter Lang, Merideth, Betsy. A Catalogue of Works Based on the Apocryphal Book of Judith. From the Mediaeval Period to the Present (Bulletin of Bibliography 44). Ottmar Mergenthaler has written: 'The biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler, inventor of the linotype' -- subject(s): Biography, History, Inventors, Linotype, Typesetting machines.

Chiaroscuro Caravaggio - The '"Chiaroscuro" Caravaggio' photo series is a one masterpiece portfolio, which could very well be due to the fact that it was modeled after the.

Caravaggio’s images freeze time but also seem to hover on the brink of their own disappearance. Spotlit moments of extreme human experience brought to life. On the part of the audience, immersion is the sensation of»losing«oneself in an artificially created world.

Most of the research on this topic has located immersion in cinematic media, computer games or virtual-reality spaces. Focusing on the Alsfelder Passionsspiel (–), this paper aims at extending this interpretation to demonstrate that immersion is not only present in such Cited by: 2.

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Judith plies Holofernes with drink, he passes out, and she beheads him. Boy meets girl, etcetera. There are numerous works showing us the moment Judith slays her victim.

In some, Holofernes is afforded a little modesty, with a cloth draped around his (soon to be severed) neck. Other artists have been less reticent and give us a more gory spray. Donatello, 15th century, the girl kills the boy who gets too drunk, Holofernes with already one cut on neck and drunken face, Placed right at the entrance to the Plaza Vecchio in Florance, Florentines were small and scrappy compared to the people of Milan, Wanted to replace with the famous statue of David (which did happen) the woman was not supposed to overshadow the man, the sculpture kept.

The creation of this entity was stalled in when Iroquois guides refused to pass the border of Lenape territory, well short of their goal of the Ohio entity was created to resolve a conflict known as Cresap's War, and to remedy a mistake made by Charles II.

BOOK FIRST. The same year which saw the death of Michael Angelo in Rome, saw the birth of William Shakespeare at Stratford-on-Avon.

The great artist of the Italian Renaissance, the man who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, was replaced, as it were, by the great artist of the English Renaissance, the man who wrote King Lear. Death overtook Shakespeare in his native place on the same.

Caravaggio, known for depicting gruesome subject matter, seemed to take a shine to the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, in particular the legendary slaying by Judith of Assyrian general Holofernes by decapitation as he fell under the parasomnic effects of drink (which Judith had supplied to the ‘enemy of the Hebrews’ in abundance).

[1] The grisly painting was discovered by fateful chance. Book Accessories Children's Books ARTCANVAS Medusa Sheild Black Background by Caravaggio Canvas Art Print $ $ $ (20% off) Caravaggio - Judith Beheading Holofernes - Canvas Wall Art - Requiescat Wall Decor Framed Ready to Hang - Replica Canvas - Rome Canvas 5/5(74).

Baroque and Rococo. Baroque and Rococo Art Map. see collection: Caravaggio. CARAVAGGIO Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio () was a pupil of Simone Peterzano before he left Milan for Rome at about the age of There, he worked for Giuseppe Cesari (), a powerful, sought-after artist who later turned against him, and was befriended by the cultivated but iouche Cardinal.

*PLEASE NOTE THIS ITEM IS NOT IN STOCK. IT IS MADE TO ORDER.* Reproduction painting of Judith and the Head of Holofernes (also known as Judith I), a painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. Its not an exact replica since we use gold paint to interpret the painting in our own style. Item.

The book of Judith uses precisely the same struc- ture. The story begins with a political and religious struggle between the Israelites and a foreign power (chaps. 1–7), moves to a climax in a private scene between the heroine Judith and Israel’s enemy Holofernes (chaps.

8–15), and ends in a triumphant victory song (chap. 16).The book cover was modified by the Transcriber and added to the public domain.

The Table of Contents was added by the Transcriber. The numbering of the chapters in the table of contents follows the sequence observed in the original images of the book, which is not successive. In the original book not all the chapters that made up the original.