TITLE

EKPHRASIS

AUTHOR(S)
STARR, G. G.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics 4th Edition;6/2/2012, p393
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "ekphrasis" is presented. It refers to the description of a work of visual art in poetry, historiography, romance, and novels. Ekphrasis is associated with particular styles and forms of poetry particularly in memorizing a speech. It notes that the poetic representation of poetry in visual art was promoted through the traditional literature.
ACCESSION #
112414622

 

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