TITLE

War, Ekphrasis, and Elliptical Form in Melville's Battle-Pieces

AUTHOR(S)
Hsuan Hsu
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Nineteenth Century Studies;2002, Vol. 16, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on ekphrasis in "Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War" by Herman Melville. It mentions that the use of poetry in ekphrasis or description of art is problematic in representation. The essay examines the poetic ekphrasis and visual aesthetics in Melville's work. An overview of the essay is presented.
ACCESSION #
34123518

 

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