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

David Kennedy and Richard Meek (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526125798
eISBN:
9781526141965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of ekphrasis: the verbal representation of visual art. In the past twenty five years numerous books and articles have appeared covering different aspects ... More


Mirroring naturalism in word and image: a critical exchange between Émile Zola and Édouard Manet

Lauren S. Weingarden (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/9781526125798.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores how Émile Zola’s ekphrastic writings about Édouard Manet’s paintings functioned as a template on which the writer imposed his evolving theories of the naturalist novel. It ... More


On gazers’ encounters with visual art: ekphrasis, readers, ‘iconotexts’1

Claus Clüver (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/9781526125798.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter defines ekphrasis concisely as ‘the verbal representation of real or fictive configurations composed in a non-kinetic visual medium’. It rejects narrower definitions that exclude texts ... More


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