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The Language of Images : A Phoenix Book - W. J. T. Mitchell

The Language of Images

A Phoenix Book

Paperback

Published: 1st January 1980
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"A remarkably rich and provocative set of essays on the virtually infinite kinds of meanings generated by images in both the verbal and visual arts. Ranging from Michelangelo to Velazquez and Delacroix, from the art of the emblem book to the history of photography and film, "The Language of Images" offers at once new ways of thinking about the inexhaustibly complex relation between verbal and iconic representation."--James A. W. Heffernan, Dartmouth College

Introduction
Howard Nemerov: On Poetry and Painting, With a Thought of Music
Giulio
Ideology and Iconology
Two Visual Excursions
Redefining the Sister Arts
Baudelaire's Response to the Art of Delacroix
Word and Image in Quarles'Emblemes
The Line of Fate in Michelangelo's Painting
Kracauer's Two Tendencies and the Early History of Film Narrative
Trucageand the Film
A Plea for Visual Thinking
Standards of Truth
The Arrested Image and the Moving Eye
Picturing Vision
Las Meninasand the Paradoxes of Pictorial Representations
Musical Time/Musical Space
Spatial Form in Literature
Toward a General Theory
Index
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ISBN: 9780226532158
ISBN-10: 0226532151
Series: A Phoenix Book
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st January 1980
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.3  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.48