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Reading Rembrandt Beyond the Word-Image Opposition by Mieke Bal

Reading Rembrandt Beyond the Word-Image Opposition

Part of the Amsterdam Academic Archive Series


Reading Rembrandt Beyond the Word-Image Opposition by Mieke Bal

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'Reading Bal reading -Rembrandt? is like watching a fireworks display.'
Michael Ann Holly, Semiotica

About the Author

Mieke Bal is a Professor at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and is based at the University of Amsterdam.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 1999


Mieke Bal

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Amsterdam University Press


518 pages


Literature: history & criticism



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