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Ancient Egypt In The Modern Imagination:art, Literature And Culture
by Tonks, Nichola (University Of Birmingham, Uk)
ISBN-13 : 9781788313391
ISBN-10 : 1788313399
Publisher : Bloomsbury (UK)
Format : Hardback
Pub Date : January 2020
Status : Published

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Price: S$167.67


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SECTION I THE EGYPTOLOGICAL IMAGINARY 1. ‘Wonderful Things’ in Kingston Upon Hull (Gabrielle Heffernan, Hull Museums, UK) 2. ‘Let Sleeping Scarabs Alone’: When Egypt Came to Stonehenge (Martyn Barber, Historic England, UK) 3. ‘Mummy First: Statue After’: Wyndham Lewis, Diffusionism, Mosaic Distinctions and the Egyptian Origins of Art (Edward Chaney, Southampton Solent University, UK) 4. Ancient Egypt in William S. Burroughs’s Novels (Riccardo Gramantieri) 5. Between Success and Controversy: Christian Jacq and the Marketing of ‘Egyptological’ Fiction (Vassilaki Papanicolaou, Bordeaux-Montaigne University, France) SECTION II DEATH AND MYSTICISM 6. Egyptomania, English Pyramids and the Quest for Immortality (Jolene Zigarovich, University of Northern Iowa, USA) 7. Obituaries and Obelisks: Egyptianising Funerary Architecture and the Cemetery as a Heterotopic Space (Nichola Tonks, University of Birmingham, UK) 8. Tutankhartier: Death, Rebirth and Decoration; or, Tutmania in the 1920s as a Metaphor for a Society in Recovery After the World War One Lizzie Glithero-West, Heritage Alliance, UK) 9. Celtic Egyptians: Isis Priests of the Lineage of Scota (Caroline Tully, University of Melbourne, Australia) 10. Jack the Ripper and the Mummy’s Curse: Ancient Egypt in From Hell (Eleanor Dobson, University of Birmingham, UK) SECTION III GENDER AND SEXUALITY 11. From Sekhmet to Suffrage: Ancient Egypt in Early Twentieth-Century Women’s Culture (Mara Gold, University of Oxford, UK) 12. ‘The Use of Old Objects’: Ancient Egypt and English Writers around 1920 (R.B. Parkinson, University of Oxford, UK) 13. Women Surrealists and Egyptian Mythology: Sphinxes, Animals and Magic (Sabina Stent, University of Birmingham, UK) 14. Egyptian Excesses: Burton, Taylor and Cleopatra (Siv Jansson, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK) 15. The Mummy, the Priestess and the Heroine: Embodying and Legitimating Female Power in 1970s Girls’ Comics (Nickianne Moody, Liverpool John Moores University, UK) Bibliography Index
Subject / Bisac
  • History / Ancient / Egypt
  • History / Middle East / Egypt
  • History / Reference
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