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LEXIKON OF THE HISPANIC BAROQUE: TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION. Ed. by Evonne Levy and Kenneth Mills. University of Texas Press, Austin, 2013. Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture. 366 pp. with 91 ills. 29 x 22 cm. LC 2012-43893 ISBN 9780292753099 In English.
Publisher's description: Featuring the most creative thinking by the foremost scholars across a number of disciplines, the Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque is a uniquely wide-ranging and sustained exploration of the profound cultural transfers and transformations that define the transatlantic Spanish world in the Baroque era. Pairs of authors -- one treating the peninsular Spanish kingdoms, the other those of the Americas -- provocatively investigate over forty key concepts, ranging from material objects to metaphysical notions. Illuminating difference Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Portrait of Don Diego Villamayor, 1605 as much as complementarity, departure as much as continuity, the book captures a dynamic universe of meanings in the various midst of its own re-creations. The Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque joins leading work in a number of intersecting fields and will f ire new research -- it is the indispensible starting point for all serious scholars of the early modern Spanish world.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Spain — 1400-1600 — Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 155429
Hardcover $75.00    

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