The poetic structure of a twelfth-century Chinese pictorial dream journey

Ortiz, Valerie Malenfe
June 1994
Art Bulletin;Jun94, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p257
Academic Journal
Examines how space becomes the object of a poetic wandering into mythical places such as Xiao Xiang and an illusionistic escape from the political turmoil of the time. Works of art reflective of the poetic vision of Southern Song landscape painters; Place of dream journeys in the history of Song handscroll painting; Objectification of poetic space; Features of the poetry of dreams.


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