Writing for art : the aesthetics of Ekphrasis (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing for art : the aesthetics of Ekphrasis

Writing for art : the aesthetics of Ekphrasis

Author: Stephen Cheeke
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book covers a broad chronological range of writing and theorising about 'ekphrasis', extending the subject to include literary works on photography, and prose descriptions of artworks.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cheeke, Stephen, 1967-
Writing for art.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Cheeke
ISBN: 9780719076503 0719076501
OCLC Number: 183147198
Description: xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ekphrasis --
Beauty and truth --
The moment --
Bliss --
Suffering --
Illusion --
Photography and elegy --
Prose ekphrasis.
Responsibility: Stephen Cheeke.
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Offers readings of poems and prose from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries alongside reproductions of the companion pictures. Covering a broad range of writing about the relation of literary  Read more...


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