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Virginia Chieffo Raguin

Forfatter af Stained Glass: From Its Origins to the Present

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Virginia Chieffo Raguin is distinguished professor of humanities at the College of the Holy Cross and a member of the Holy Cross and a member of the International Corpus Vitearum. She has published widely on religion, stained glass, and architecture.

Værker af Virginia Chieffo Raguin

Kiki Smith: Lodestar (2010) 18 eksemplarer
Artistic Integration in Gothic Buildings (1995) — Redaktør — 15 eksemplarer
Stained Glass: Radiant Art (2013) 11 eksemplarer

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This is a really fascinating collection of essays, which examines the relationship of gender and space in medieval religious settings: cathedrals, monasteries and parishes. The authors use a wide variety of sources—artistic, archaeological, literary and documentary—to illustrate that space is no more innocent than language. Spatial restrictions were enforced in religious spaces against both lay and vowed women in the Middle Ages, but there is also evidence of women either defying such restrictions or working around them. As it's an interdisciplinary collection, I felt a little at sea with some of the essays that were focused more heavily on literary sources—I don't have quite the academic vocabulary that a scholar of literature does—but I found all thought-provoking and potentially useful for future research.… (mere)
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siriaeve | Jul 12, 2011 |
I'll admit that I haven't read the text of this book yet, but the photos are lovely and worth the $30 US that I paid for the book.

(Posted 12/20/2007)
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