The Oxford handbook of the Baroque / edited by John D. Lyons. [electronic resource]

New York : Oxford University Press, 2018-2019.
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When we hear the term 'Baroque' the first images that come to mind are symmetrically designed gardens in French chateaux, scenic fountains in Italian squares, and the vibrant rhythms of a harpsichord. Behind this commitment to rule, harmony, and rigid structure, however, the Baroque also embodies a deep fascination with wonder, excess, irrationality, and rebellion against order. The Oxford Handbook of the Baroque delves into this contradiction to provide a sweeping survey of the Baroque not only as a style but also as a historical, cultural, and intellectual concept.
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  • Decentering the European Imaginary: A Baroque Taste for India / Faith E. Beasley
  • Paradoxes: Baroque Science / Ofer Gal
  • The Spanish Baroque Novel / Enrique Garcâia Santo-Tomâas
  • Baroque Theatricality / Julia Gros de Gasquet
  • Baroque Diplomacy / Timothy Hampton
  • Water in the Baroque Garden / Stephanie Hanke
  • Fashioning the Baroque Male / Martha Hollander
  • Baroque Tragedy / Blair Hoxby
  • The Baroque as a Literary Concept / Katherine Ibbett, Anna More
  • Baroque Discourse / Christopher D. Johnson
  • Prayer, Meditation, and Retreat / Mette Birkedal Bruun
  • Antinomies of the 21st-Century Neobaroque: Cormac McCarthy and Demian Schopf / Monika Kaup
  • The Crisis of the Baroque / John D. Lyons
  • Classical Defense of the Baroque / Hâeláene Merlin-Kajman
  • The End of Witch-Hunting / H. C. Erik Midelfort
  • Surface and Substance: Baroque Dress in Spain and France, 1600-1720 / Lesley Ellis Miller
  • The Baroque and Philosophy / Michael Moriarty
  • The Baroque as Anti-Classicism: The French Case / Larry F. Norman
  • Baroque Organ Music / David Ponsford
  • Time and Chronometry / Roland Racevskis
  • The Organization of Knowledge from Ramus to Diderot / Emmanuel Bury
  • Is There a Baroque Style of Preaching in Early Modern France? / Anne Râegent-Susini, Laurent Susini
  • Ottoman Baroque / èUnver Rèustem
  • Court Spectacle and Entertainment / Guy Spielmann
  • The Baroque State / Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger
  • Machine Plays / Hâeláene Visentin
  • Ornamentation / Michael Yonan
  • Experience and Knowledge in the Baroque / Anthony J. Cascardi
  • The Automaton / Jessica Keating
  • The Baroque City / David Mayernik
  • Baroque Opera / Downing A. Thomas
  • Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism / Paul Niell
  • Baroque Dance / Jennifer Nevile
  • Saints and Baroque Piety / Thomas Worcester
  • Line and Trait of the Baroque River / Tom Conley
  • Conversation and Civility / Delphine Denis
  • The Philosopher's Baroque: Benjamin, Lacan, Deleuze / William Egginton
  • Baroque Sexualities / Gary Ferguson.
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