By Mieke Bal

A feminist literary theorist, professional in Rembrandt, and a student with a knack for analyzing outdated testomony tales, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of indicators and meanings that enhance our senses. Her topic is the act of revealing, the gesture of revealing to view. In a museum, for instance, the article is on demonstrate, made visually to be had. "That's the way it is," the exhibit announces. yet who says so?
Bal's topics are screens from the yankee Museum of typical heritage, work by means of such figures as Courbet, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Rembrandt, in addition to works by means of twentieth-century artists, and such literary texts as Shakespeare's Rape of Lucrece.

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