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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 2015 philosophy and poetics Pygmalion myth Bacon and Montaigne wax image knowledge theory • Pygmalion’s Wax: “Fruitful Knowledge” in Bacon and Montaigne...
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Maurice Blanchot famously proclaimed that the cadaver is its own image. 39 Yet something more insidious happens when the cadaver is no longer its own image, an image of the self, but rather an image made by someone else. An inversion of the Pygmalion myth, the displayed head prompts the recognition...