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The Resource Image and myth : a history of pictorial narration in Greek art, Luca Giuliani ; translated by Joseph O'Donnell, (electronic resource)

Image and myth : a history of pictorial narration in Greek art, Luca Giuliani ; translated by Joseph O'Donnell, (electronic resource)

Label
Image and myth : a history of pictorial narration in Greek art
Title
Image and myth
Title remainder
a history of pictorial narration in Greek art
Statement of responsibility
Luca Giuliani ; translated by Joseph O'Donnell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Giuliani, Luca
Dewey number
709.38
LC call number
N5633
LC item number
.G48613 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960 September 4-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • O'Donnell, Joseph
  • ebrary, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, Greek
  • Narrative art
  • Mythology, Greek, in art
  • Vase-painting, Greek
Label
Image and myth : a history of pictorial narration in Greek art, Luca Giuliani ; translated by Joseph O'Donnell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-327) and indexes
Contents
The pictorial deluge and the study of visual culture -- Images and texts compared: a diagnosis of contrasts. Revisiting Lessing's Laocoon -- Taking Lessing beyond Lessing -- Images of the world: the eighth century. The shield of Achilles: description and narration -- Fighting lions -- Seafarer's farewell -- Siamese twins -- Aristocratic life and aristocratic death -- Warriors to sea -- The advent of pictorial narratives in the seventh century. The horse on wheels -- Polyphemos, the defenseless giant -- Epic or folktale? -- Playing with writing in the eighth, seventh, and sixth enturies. Painters learn to write -- Name inscriptions confirming narrative content -- Name inscriptions generating narrative content -- Everyman's armor: Achilles' armor -- Kleitias and the Muses -- Directing the gaze in the sixth and fifth centuries. Polyphemos again: the synchronization of narrative images -- Hektor's corpse: the surprise at dinner -- The hero and the sorceress: moments of suspense -- The murder of Priam: unparalleled barbarity -- The fall of Troy: combining multiple scenes -- Victor and vanquished: the limits of narration and the possibilities of description -- Images in the pull of text: from the fifth to the fourth century. Achilles' wrath and Achilles' lyre -- From oraliture to literature: the emergence of a culture of reading -- Hastening Furies: sleeping Furies -- Pictures for readers: the birth of the illustration in the second century. Splendor and misery of an Odyssey picture cycle -- The triumph of texts and the fidelity of images -- Looking back: pitfalls and nodes
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000886211
Dimensions
27 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 335 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780226297651
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012038002
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000886211
Label
Image and myth : a history of pictorial narration in Greek art, Luca Giuliani ; translated by Joseph O'Donnell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-327) and indexes
Contents
The pictorial deluge and the study of visual culture -- Images and texts compared: a diagnosis of contrasts. Revisiting Lessing's Laocoon -- Taking Lessing beyond Lessing -- Images of the world: the eighth century. The shield of Achilles: description and narration -- Fighting lions -- Seafarer's farewell -- Siamese twins -- Aristocratic life and aristocratic death -- Warriors to sea -- The advent of pictorial narratives in the seventh century. The horse on wheels -- Polyphemos, the defenseless giant -- Epic or folktale? -- Playing with writing in the eighth, seventh, and sixth enturies. Painters learn to write -- Name inscriptions confirming narrative content -- Name inscriptions generating narrative content -- Everyman's armor: Achilles' armor -- Kleitias and the Muses -- Directing the gaze in the sixth and fifth centuries. Polyphemos again: the synchronization of narrative images -- Hektor's corpse: the surprise at dinner -- The hero and the sorceress: moments of suspense -- The murder of Priam: unparalleled barbarity -- The fall of Troy: combining multiple scenes -- Victor and vanquished: the limits of narration and the possibilities of description -- Images in the pull of text: from the fifth to the fourth century. Achilles' wrath and Achilles' lyre -- From oraliture to literature: the emergence of a culture of reading -- Hastening Furies: sleeping Furies -- Pictures for readers: the birth of the illustration in the second century. Splendor and misery of an Odyssey picture cycle -- The triumph of texts and the fidelity of images -- Looking back: pitfalls and nodes
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000886211
Dimensions
27 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 335 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780226297651
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012038002
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000886211

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