TITLE

A Foreign Substance

AUTHOR(S)
Ronk, Martha
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Chicago Review;Summer2008, Vol. 53/54 Issue 4/1/2, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on poet Barbara Guest's poems with vivid and unforgettable images such as architectural, pictorial, swirling images that dissolve and nest and metamorphose. Guest admits that the use of ekphrasis helps mobility of rose and exchanged for a picture dominated by the black Genji headdresses and the remorse sadness they represents. She added that abstraction and synesthesia tend to blur or erase visual description that creates movement and imaginative possibilities with the use of ekphrasis to provide literal frame of a painting.
ACCESSION #
32773711

 

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