Ekphrasis: From Paragone to Encounter

This conference will offer a wide-ranging re-examination ofekphrasis – the verbal representation of visual art – from a range of historical and theoretical perspectives. Traditional conceptions of ekphrasis as linear influence or paragone(competition) between word and image have recently been challenged by scholars proposing a more reciprocal model that involves a dialogue or ‘encounter’ between visual and textual cultures. This conference aims to explore such ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Department of English, University of Hull
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 to Friday, July 5, 2013
Event Location: 
University of Hull, UK
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Categories: 
British
20th & 21st Century
Early Modern & Renaissance
Long 18th Century
Romantics
Victorian
Comparative
Digital Humanities
French
Genre & Form
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