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The Resource The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis

The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis

Label
The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis
Title
The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Becker, Andrew Sprague
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
  • Art and literature
  • Trojan War
  • Description (Rhetoric)
  • Shields in literature
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Ekphrasis
  • Poetics
  • Homer
  • Achilles
  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Homer
Label
The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Prolegomena. 1. Homeric Ekphrasis and "True Description" 2. Ancient Greek Rhetoricians on Ekphrasis: Hermeneutics and the pseudo-Hesiodic Shield of Herakles. 3. Levels of Representation in Ekphrasis. 4. Pattern and Deviation: Description of Art in the Iliad. 5. A Theoretical Interlude: Images with Thought, Voice, and Motion -- pt. II. Commentary on the Shield of Achilles -- Epilogue: A Way of Responding
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 191 pages
Isbn
9780847679980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The shield of Achilles and the poetics of ekphrasis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Prolegomena. 1. Homeric Ekphrasis and "True Description" 2. Ancient Greek Rhetoricians on Ekphrasis: Hermeneutics and the pseudo-Hesiodic Shield of Herakles. 3. Levels of Representation in Ekphrasis. 4. Pattern and Deviation: Description of Art in the Iliad. 5. A Theoretical Interlude: Images with Thought, Voice, and Motion -- pt. II. Commentary on the Shield of Achilles -- Epilogue: A Way of Responding
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 191 pages
Isbn
9780847679980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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