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The language of images / ed. W. J. T. Mitchell

Secondary Author Mitchell, W. J. Thomas, 1942- Country Estados Unidos. Publication Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1980 Description 307 p. ; 23 cm ISBN 0-226-53215-1 CDU 7.01
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"A remarkably rich and provocative set of essays on the virtually infinite kinds of meanings generated by images in both the verbal and visual arts. Ranging from Michelangelo to Velazquez and Delacroix, from the art of the emblem book to the history of photography and film, The Language of Images offers at once new ways of thinking about the inexhaustibly complex relation between verbal and iconic representation."--James A. W. Heffernan, Dartmouth College

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Howard Nemerov: On Poetry and Painting, With a Thought of Music
  • Giulio
  • Ideology and Iconology
  • Two Visual Excursions
  • Redefining the Sister Arts
  • Baudelaire's Response to the Art of Delacroix
  • Word and Image in Quarles'Emblemes
  • The Line of Fate in Michelangelo's Painting
  • Kracauer's Two Tendencies and the Early History of Film Narrative
  • Trucageand the Film
  • A Plea for Visual Thinking
  • Standards of Truth
  • The Arrested Image and the Moving Eye
  • Picturing Vision
  • Las Meninasand the Paradoxes of Pictorial Representations
  • Musical Time/Musical Space
  • Spatial Form in Literature
  • Toward a General Theory
  • Index

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