Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Conference

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

Ekphrasis is a literary mode that spans the entire breadth of literature, from Achille’s shield to Auden’s ‘Musée des Beaux Arts’. Defined by James Heffernan as “the verbal representation of graphic representation,” the referential scope of ekphrasis has expanded and contracted according to critical taste. In the light of the increasingly complex way contemporary ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
King's College London
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012
Event Location: 
London
Abstract due date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
Digital Humanities
Graduate Conference
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
British
German
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