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The Sister Arts

£12.99

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Study of art, poetry and literary pictorialism. In poetry the tradition of pictorialism is rooted in Homer, whose description of the shield of Achilles in the Illiad is the prototype of iconic verse, in which a work of visual art, real or imaginary, is presented verbally. Often misrepresented by poets and critics who tended either to scorn it or adopt it too literally - in each case turning a creative concept into a dogma - the pictorialist idea has persisted as one of the most consistent and interesting trends in literary history.

Condition: Jacket a little torn around the edges, blue boards in good condition, otherwise light wear only, pages clean and intact, binding strong, a good presentable copy.

Item details

Author(s):
Hagstrum, Jean H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9.5" x 7"
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press 1958
Title:
The Sister Arts

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Study of art, poetry and literary pictorialism. In poetry the tradition of pictorialism is rooted in Homer, whose description of the shield of Achilles in the Illiad is the prototype of iconic verse, in which a work of visual art, real or imaginary, is presented verbally. Often misrepresented by poets and critics who tended either to scorn it or adopt it too literally - in each case turning a creative concept into a dogma - the pictorialist idea has persisted as one of the most consistent and interesting trends in literary history.

Condition: Jacket a little torn around the edges, blue boards in good condition, otherwise light wear only, pages clean and intact, binding strong, a good presentable copy.

Author(s):
Hagstrum, Jean H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9.5" x 7"
Edition:
1958
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press 1958
Title:
The Sister Arts

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