Women painting words and writing pictures: re-configuring verbal and visual art in contemporary British women’s poetry

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Guimarães, Paula Alexandra;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universidade do Minho. Centro de Estudos Humanísticos (CEHUM)
  • Subject: Postmodernism | Art | Ekphrasis | Poetry | Women

The lineage and the language of the so-called ‘ekphrastic’ poem, popularised by male Romantic poets as John Keats in “To a Grecian Urn” (1819) or P.B. Shelley in “On the Medusa of Leonardo Da Vinci” (1819), seem to reaffirm the notion of the woman as aesthetic object an... View more
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