Table of contents for Envisioning gender in Burgundian devotional art, 1350-1530 : experience, authority, resistance / Andrea G. Pearson.

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Contents
List of Illustrations	vii
Acknowledgements		xv
Introduction: Performing Gender in the Burgundian Netherlands 	1
 Gendering Books and Diptychs 			
 'Private' Images as Agents in Social Transactions 
 Books, Diptychs, and Spectators: The Documentary Evidence
 Devotional Portrait Diptychs in Gendered Relationships	
 Gender and Power 			
 
1 Authority and Community in Women's Books of Hours	29	
 Holy Women and the Practice of the Hours 	
 Laywomen and Incarnational Piety 		
 Educating Girls at the Burgundian Court 		
 Reading and Viewing Communities 		
 Gendered Hierarchies in Religion 		
2	Regendering the Faith: Books of Hours, Devotional Portrait 
	Diptychs, and the Affirmation of Men	61	
	The Chronology of Gender in Books of Hours	
 Incarnational Claims in Men's Books 		
 Transacting Gender: The Public Domain 		
 Recalibrating Religion 				
 Resisting Regendering: Women's Diptychs 	
3	The Problem of Male Embodiment in Two Diptychs from Bruges	90
 	Men's Bodies and the Quest for Holiness 		
 An Alternative Masculinity 			
 The Eroticized Body as a Site of Scandal 		
 On the Fringes of Maturity: Early Manhood 	
 A Chaste Husband 	
 Generational and Gendered Spectators 	
 Clerics and Laymen 				
4 Nuns and Clerics: Ambiguous Authority in a Devotional Portrait	
	Diptych	136
 Jean Bellegambe and the Flines Diptych
 The Patriarchal Underpinnings of Reform 	
 The Conceptual Boundaries of Enclosure 		
 Hierarchical Gendered Piety 					
 Gifting the Diptych 				
 Through a Clerical Lens 				
5	Disrupting Gender at the Court of Margaret of Austria	162
	Margaret's Devotional Portrait Diptychs 	
 The Burgundian Ducal Connection 	
 Portraits and the Gender of Succession 		
 Conformity and Resistance: A Male Model 	
Conclusion	192
Appendix: A Checklist of Devotional Portrait Diptychs	195
Bibliography	203
Index	229

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Christian art and symbolism -- Netherlands -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Christian art and symbolism -- Netherlands -- Renaissance, 1450-1600.
Gender identity in art.
Netherlands -- History -- House of Burgundy, 1384-1477.