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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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Table of Contents:
  • The ekphrastic medieval dream vision
  • Poethics and the ekphrastic body in Pearl
  • Ekphrasis and the polytempotal in Piers Plowman
  • The ekphrastic mystical vision text and the rhetoric of Memoria
  • Secret designs/public shapes: the space of memory in the ekphrasis of Hildegard's Scivias
  • Inhuman ekphrasis: the 40 (plus)-year ekphrasis of Julian of Norwich.