- Machine generated contents note: I.MONUMENTS, IMITATION, AND THE NOBLE IDEAL IN EARLY RENAISSANCE ITALY -- Introduction: Reinventing Nobility? Artifacts and the Monumental Pose from Petrarch to Platina -- 1.How to Perform Like a Statue: Ghirlandaio, Pontano, and Exemplarity -- 2.From Castrated Statues to Empty Colossi: Emasculation vs. Monumentality in Bembo, Castiglione, and the Sala Paollna -- II.PRINT MONUMENTS, EXPOSURE, AND STRATEGIES OF CONCEALMENT -- 3.Banishing the Hollow Man: Print, Clothing, and Aretino's Emblems of Truth -- 4.Heroes with Damp Brains? Image vs. Text in Printed Portrait-Books -- 5.Silenus Strategies: The Failure of Personal Emblems.
- "Analyzes texts and art objects from the 15th to the late 16th centuries to show that Renaissance theories of emulating classical heroes generated a deep skepticism about representation, as these theories forced men to construct a public image that seemed fixed but could adapt to changing circumstances"--
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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