Images of shame : infamy, defamation and the ethics of oeconomia /

At the zone of intersection between imagery, law, and the economy, the defamatory image is charged with a particularly explosive significance. While a "pedagogy of shame" was used in the Late Middle Ages in order to punish debtors and other violators of contracts, the defamatory image rema...

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Other Authors: Behrmann, Carolin (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Content / Inhalt ; Figura Infamante. Schandbilder und die Ethik der oeconomia ; Pittura Infamante. Practices, Genres and Connections ; Prime pitture d'infamia nei comuni italiani. Immagini come documenti, immagini come fatti.
  • The Ban and the Bag. How Defamatory Paintings Worked in Medieval Italy "more cuiusdam Cioli et aliorum infamium". On Dante's Refusal to Return Home and How He Became Florentine Again ; Sovereign Infamy. Grotesque Helmets, Masks of Shame and the Prehistory of Caricature.
  • From Defamation to Mutilation. Gender Politics and Reason of State in Africa "Ein Kampf mit der Sicht.". Antlitz, Kunst und Erhabenes bei Emmanuel Levinas ; From Dignity to Shame. X-rays and Legal Persona ; Acknowledgements / Dank ; Index / Personenregister.