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By Mieke Bal

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

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