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Title The graven image : representation in Babylonia and Assyria / Zainab Bahrani.
Author Bahrani, Zainab, 1962-
Publication Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2003]
Copyright date ©2003
Description x, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 701.17 B
Series Archaeology, culture, and society
Archaeology, culture, and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-235) and index.
Contents The aesthetic and the epistemic: race, culture, and antiquity -- The extraterrestrial Orient: despotic time and the time of the despots -- Ethnography and mimesis: representing aesthetic culture -- Being in the word: of grammatology and mantic -- Salmu: representation in the real -- Decoys and lures: substitution and the uncanny double of the king -- Presence and repetition: the altar of Tukulti-Ninurta -- Conclusion: image, text, and Différance, or from difference to Différance.
Subject Aesthetics, Oriental.
Art, Assyro-Babylonian.
Aesthetics, Oriental -- Historiography.
Art, Assyro-Babylonian -- Historiography.
ISBN 0812236483 (cloth : alk. paper) :

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