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Ekphrastic medieval visions : a new discussion in interarts theory /

"Ekphrastic Medieval Visions explores the transformative power of ekphrasis in high and late medieval dream visions and mystical visions, ending with considerations of contemporary poetry to illustrate how medieval ekphrasis can illuminate current studies in poetics. Barbetti demonstrates that medie...

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Main Author: Barbetti, Claire.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition: 1st ed.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
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Summary: "Ekphrastic Medieval Visions explores the transformative power of ekphrasis in high and late medieval dream visions and mystical visions, ending with considerations of contemporary poetry to illustrate how medieval ekphrasis can illuminate current studies in poetics. Barbetti demonstrates that medieval ekphrases reveal ekphrasis as a process rather than a genre and shows how it works with cultural memory to transform, shift, and revise composition"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: 208 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780230109841 (hardback)
0230109845 (hardback)