Representing melanacholy: Figurative art and feminism

  • Christina Reading

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Abstract

Re-presentations of women's melancholic subjectivity by women figurative artists from different historical moments, canonical images of melancholy and theoretical accounts of melancholy are brought together to address the question: 'What aspects of women's experience of melancholy have women figurative artists chosen to represent historically and contemporaneously, and further what is the importance of these artworks for understanding the nature of women's melancholic subjectivity today?
Date of AwardApr 2015
LanguageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Brighton

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Representing melanacholy: Figurative art and feminism
Reading, C. (Author). Apr 2015

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis