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Mary

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the portrayal of Mary, Jesus' mother, in the Gospels and in the Jesus biopics. The films ask two major questions: What was Mary's role in Jesus' infancy and childhood? And, what ... More


Delacroix

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Baudelaire thought that, of all contemporary artists, Delacroix alone excelled in the painting of religious subjects, and that he alone ‘sait faire de la religion’. This chapter focuses on a ... More


Charity and Usury: Jewish and Christian Lending in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy: Italian Lecture

Brian Pullan

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses some of the bitter controversies that arose over the interest levied by many of the Monti. It looks at the efforts that some of them made to avoid any charges at all, and lists ... More


Woolf, Weeping Women, and the European mater dolorosa

Gill Lowe

in Virginia Woolf, Europe, and Peace: Vol. 2 Aesthetics and Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979374
eISBN:
9781800341791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979374.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The gendered maxim ‘men must work and women must weep’ comes from Charles Kingsley's 1851 ballad 'The Three Fishers'. Virginia Woolf appropriated 'Women Must Weep' for early version of Three Guineas, ... More


Introduction: Race, Death, and the Maternal in American Visual Culture

Ruby C. Tapia

in American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter begins by considering the September 11 “American Pietà,” a photograph of five rescue workers carrying fatally injured Roman Catholic Priest and New York Fire Department ... More


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