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Comparative Criticism : Volume 4, The Language of the Arts - E. S. Shaffer

Comparative Criticism

Volume 4, The Language of the Arts

By: E. S. Shaffer (Editor)


Published: 11th November 1982
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Comparative Criticism is an annual journal of comparative literature and cultural studies that has gained an international reputation since its inception in 1979. It contains major articles on literary theory and criticism; on a wide range of comparative topics; and on interdisciplinary debates. It includes translations of literary, scholarly and critical works; substantial reviews of important books in the field; and bibliographies on specialist themes for the year, on individual writers, and on comparative literary studies in Britain and Ireland.

List of contributors
Editor's note: Laoco┬Ân and the languages of the arts
The Languages of the Arts
On reading pictures: Poissin's letter on Manna
The Mask of Time: work in progress
Marcelin Pleynet: Painting and Surrealism and Painting
The partridge without a pear tree: Pieter Bruegel the Elder as an illustrator of Ovid
Public text and common reader
Technopaigneia, carmina figurata and Bilder-Reime: seventeenth-century figured poetry in a historical perspective
Instrumental recitative: a study in morphology and context, 1700-1808
Igor Stravinsky and T. S. Eliot: a comparison of their modernist poetics
Marinetti, Boccioni and electroacoustic poetry: Futurism and after
Cinema, Symbolism and the Gesamthkunstwek
Frank Wedekind: The Empress of Newfoundland: a spectacular mime in three acts
Gennady Aigi: 'Kasimir Malevich' and other poems
Fernando Pessoa: Notes for a dramatic poem on Faust
Books and periodicals received
Bibliography of literature and the visual arts 1945-1980 Ulrich Weisstein
Bibliography of comparative literature in Britain and Ireland, 1979 Glyn Tegai Hughes
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ISBN: 9780521245784
ISBN-10: 0521245788
Series: Comparative Criticism : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 11th November 1982
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.72