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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 2020
... reverse ekphrasis THE LINE HAS long served as a figure for the movement of narrative. In Ariadne’s Thread , J. Hillis Miller interrogates the idiom of the “story line” by means of the image of Ariadne unwinding a spool of thread as she moves through the labyrinth. “The thread is the labyrinth,” he...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 293–319.
Published: 01 September 2003
... often more radi- cal. Such is the case both with Poussin’s painting “Et in Arcadia Ego” and Keats’s famous paradigm of ekphrasis, “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” which involves transfer in the opposite direction: from visual to verbal art. Both works frame a classical act of communication within another...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 214–232.
Published: 01 June 2001
... bestsennoe sushchestvo—takoe sushchestvo, kotoroe odno stoilo vsei prirody i vsekh zakonov ee, vsei zemli, kotoraia i sozdavalas’-to, mozhet byt’, edinstvenno dlia odnogo tol’ko poiavleniia etogo sushchestva! (8:338, 339) Ippolit’s ekphrasis on Holbein’s “Dead Christ” can be read as an Enlightenment...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... stampatori in Pisa. Lateiner, Donald. “Mythic and Non-Mythic Artists in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Ramus 13 ( 1984 ): 1 -30. Leach, Eleanor W. “Ekphrasis and the Theme of Artistic Failure in Ovid's Metamorphoses.” Ramus 3 ( 1974 ): 102 -42. Newlands, Carole E. Playing with Time: Ovid and the...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to garish decoration. It is not surprising, then, that Philomela would appear, as her story is perhaps one of the oldest allegories of ekphrasis, an antidote to sensory disorder. Deprived of voice, she translates sound into sight and creates a narrative tapestry (see Wells ; Olson ). Descriptions...