Table of contents for Greek sculpture and the problem of description / Alice Donohue.

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List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements
1 The Problem of Archaeological Description
Description and Interpretation
Archaeology, Philology, and the Contest for Intellectual Rigor
Description as a Problem in Art History
Conventions of Description and Their Consequences
2 Nikandre's Dedication and the Description of Early Greek Statuary
A Comparison
Descriptions of Nikandre's Dedication
The Category of Early Greek Statuary
Material, Technique, and Form
Ethnicity and Early Greek Statuary
Psychology and Early Greek Statuary
The Statue from Levidhi
The Lady of Auxerre
The Victory of Samothrace
3 The Analysis of the Clothed Female Form
Approaches to the Clothed Female Form
The Workings of the Draped Figure
The Concept of Drapery
Representational Accountability
4 Nikandre's Dedication and the Lady of Auxerre
5 Conclusion
Abbreviations
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sculpture, Greek.
Classical philology.
Art criticism -- Social aspects.