Reflection on and reaction to Cedings, by Patricia Emison.
Professor at the University of New Hampshire, Patricia Emison is the author of several books on the Italian Renaissance, most recently, The Italian Renaissance and Cultural Memory, (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Leonardo (Phaidon Colour Library, 2011). She holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a B.A. in art history and philosophy from Bryn Mawr College. She has published essays on aesthetics, Virginia Woolf, and ``Novelty,'' this last as the winner of the Johnson Society of London essay competition. She has organized or contributed to several print exhibitions and has a long-standing interest in parallels between poetry and pictures.