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Author Harvey, John, 1942- author.

Title The poetics of sight / John Harvey.

Published Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Series Cultural Interactions : studies in the relationship between the arts, 1662-0364 ; 25.
Cultural interactions ; 25.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introductory: sight, the mind's eye and art -- Shakespeare pictures -- A poetry of vision: William Blake -- Satire and sight -- Bleak house to lighthouse: the optics of the novel -- Metaphor and modernism -- Note A: the Pre-Raphaelites and Shakespeare -- Note B: the writer as art-critic.
Summary "In part we create the sights we see, and we may ourselves be poets of sight. The key concept throughout this book is visual metaphor, which is explored in art from Picasso to Kapoor, in poetry from Eliot to Hughes and in aesthetics from Pound to Derrida" -- Provided by publisher.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Art and literature.
Metaphor in literature.
Metaphor in art.
Visual communication.
Visual perception.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783034307239 (alk. paper)
9783035307061 (e-book)