By Leonard Barkan
Why do painters occasionally want they have been poets--and why do poets occasionally want they have been painters? What occurs whilst Rembrandt spells out Hebrew within the sky or Poussin spells out Latin on a tombstone? What occurs whilst Virgil, Ovid, or Shakespeare droop their plots to explain a fictitious portray? In Mute Poetry, talking photographs, Leonard Barkan explores such questions as he examines the deliciously ambiguous heritage of the connection among phrases and images, concentrating on the interval from antiquity to the Renaissance yet supplying insights that still have a lot to claim approximately sleek artwork and literature.
The concept that a poem is sort of a photo has been a general considering that no less than old Greece, and writers and artists have usually mentioned poetry by way of discussing portray, and vice versa, yet their efforts increase extra questions than they resolution. From Plutarch ("painting is mute poetry, poetry a conversing picture") to Horace ("as an image, so a poem"), obvious readability quick results in confusion approximately, for instance, what traits of images are being advised upon poets or how pictorial houses will be switched over into poetical ones.
The historical past of evaluating and contrasting portray and poetry seems to be partially a narrative of makes an attempt to advertise one medium on the price of the opposite. whilst, analogies among be aware and photo have enabled writers and painters to consider and perform their craft. finally, Barkan argues, this discussion is an expression of hope: the painter longs for the wealthy signification of language whereas the poet yearns for the direct sensuousness of painting.
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