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Title Abbot Suger and Saint-Denis : a symposium / edited by Paula Lieber Gerson.

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986.


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 GDL Brand Library Storage    726.7092 A    Available
Description xv, [303] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Based on papers presented at a symposium held in 1981 at the Cloisters (in conjunction with an exhibition entitled The Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis in the time of Abbot Suger (1122-1151) and at Columbia University, sponsored by the International Center for Medieval Art and the Medieval and Renaissance Interdisciplinary Studies Committee of Columbia University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents Foreword / Philippe de Montebello -- Preface / Paula Lieber Gerson -- Introduction : Suger's life and personality / John F. Benton -- Suger's monastic administration / Giles Constable -- Suger, theology, and the pseudo-dionysian tradition / Grover A. Zinn -- The liturgy at Saint-Denis : a preliminary study / Niels Krogh Rasmussen -- Suger's views on kingship / Andrew W. Lewis -- Suger and the Capetians / Eric Bournazel -- A note on Suger's understanding of political power / Michel Bur -- Good words, social ties, and the hope for salvation / Abbot Suger and Saint-Denis / Clark Maines -- Suger and the symbolism of royal power : the seal of Louis VII / Brigitte Bedos Rezak -- Suger's church at Saint-Denis : the state of research / William W. Clark -- What possible sources for the Chevet of Saint-Denis? / Jean Bony -- Suger's literary style and vision / Robert W. Hanning --
History as enlightenment : Suger and the Mos anagogicus / Gabrielle M. Spiegel -- Some new readings of Suger's writings / Philippe Verdier -- The problem of manuscript painting at Saint-Denis during the abbacy of Suger / Harvey Stahl -- Suger as iconographer : the central portal of the west facade of Saint-Denis / Paula Lieber Gerson -- The lateral portals of the west facade of the abbey church of Saint-Denis : archaeological and iconographic considerations / Pamela Z. Blum -- Did Suger build the cloister at Saint-Denis? / Léon Pressouyre -- The mosaic pavement of the Saint Firmin chapel at Saint-Denis : Alberic and Suger / Xavier Barral i Altet -- Suger's glass at Saint-Denis : the state of research / Madeline Harrison Caviness -- The style of the stained-glass windows of Saint-Denis / Louis Grodecki -- Suger's liturgical vessels / Danielle Gaborit-Chopin -- Traditional forms in Suger's contributions to the treasury of Saint-Denis / William D. Wixom.
Subject Suger, Abbot of Saint Denis, 1081-1151
Eglise abbatiale de Saint-Denis (Saint-Denis, France)
Architecture, Gothic -- France -- Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Added Author Gerson, Paula Lieber
International Center of Medieval Art
Columbia University. Medieval and Renaissance Interdisciplinary Studies Committee.
ISBN 0870994085 : $35.00 (est.)

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