Face to Face with Angels: Images in Medieval Art and in Film by Sandra Gorgievski

By Sandra Gorgievski

Arch-mediator among the divine and the mundane, the angel is an everlasting determine within the Western international. it's been interpreted as an externalization of repressed fantasies, a projection of the self as different, and a metaphor for contemporary estrangement. This e-book is the 1st comparative learn of sacred medieval pictures of angels and their cinematic remedy, together with connection with either the medieval and smooth imaginations. The textual content lines the conventional services of angels and their transforming in movie, then takes specific notice of latest icons just like the lady angel and others who turn into versions for our reference to transcendence.

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