Envisioning Experience in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Dynamic Patterns in Texts and ImageseBook - 2012
These six essays seek to uncover the dynamic patterns in verbal and pictorial images and to evaluate their potentialities and limitations. Thematically ordered, the essays begin with material images and move on to increasing degrees of immateriality. The subjects treated are: verbal descriptions of an icon and of a statue; imaginative visions and auditions evoked by material depictions; verbal imagery describing imagined sculptures and scenes as compared with drawings of a moving historical pageant; drawings of symbolic figures representing subtle relationships between verbal expositions that.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (171 pages) : illustrations