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Variations on the Theme of a Painting by Poussin

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

myths of the echo in Europe and the Americas


Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Jason Lawrence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This interdisciplinary book examines the literary, artistic and biographical afterlives in England of the great Italian poet Torquato Tasso, from before his death in 1595 to the end of the nineteenth ... More


‘The Painter has made a finer Story than the Poet’: Jonathan Richardson’s ekphrastic ‘Dissertation’ on Poussin’s Tancred and Erminia

Jason Lawrence (ed.)

in Ekphrastic encounters: New interdisciplinary essays on literature and the visual arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526125798
eISBN:
9781526141965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125798.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers Jonathan Richardson’s critical ‘Dissertation’ on Poussin’s painting Tancred and Erminia (c. 1633) as both analysis and ekphrastic representation. It focuses on Richardson’s ... More


Closing Remarks: From Epic Cassoni to Epic Coffrets

Paul Usher

in Epic Arts in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687848
eISBN:
9780191767814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687848.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This conclusion makes the case that the evolutions of epic literature and the sister arts are parallel—both are rooted in a set of shared principles and practices. With the rediscovery of classical ... More


Capturing time: the iconography of water in painting and photography

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

in Discovering Gilgamesh: Geology, narrative and the historical sublime in Victorian culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780719090516
eISBN:
9781781706466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090516.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at what happened to the sublime from Romantic painting and found its expression in representations of time in Victorian painting and photography, focussing in particular on William ... More


Idolatry Nietzsche, Blake, and Poussin

W. J. T. Mitchell

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the difficult relationship between words and images, as religiously encoded in the Second Commandment (“You shall not make for yourself a graven image”) and as inscribed at the ... More


Truth, Verbiage and Ecriture in Le Jardin des Plantes

Jean H. Duffy

in Claude Simon: A Retrospective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780853238577
eISBN:
9781781380499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the correlation of Claude Simon's Le Jardin des Plantes to Nicholas Poussin's painting The Plague at Ashdod. The chapter focuses on the thematic similarities of the painting and ... More


Gerusalemme liberata and the visual arts in England

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The third chapter investigates the impact in England of visual depictions of scenes from Tasso’s romantic episodes, featuring both Rinaldo and Armida and the Tancredi and Erminia. Although no native ... More


Ground

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

in What Is an Event?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on the grounds of events generally, and on the grounds of elemental events like birth, death, and war specifically. The features of political semiosis appear in the constitution ... More


Good Pastoral

Robin Holt

in Judgment and Strategy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199671458
eISBN:
9780191751158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199671458.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This last chapter considers the organizational form poetic judgment might take, arguing that in strategic practice it might be productively aligned to forms of the pastoral. In pastoral images there ... More


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