The Captor's Image

The Captor's Image

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The first book-length treatment of artistic ecphrasis in Roman literature, The Captor's Image challenges pervasive views to argue for it as a site of subtle, ongoing competition between Greek and Roman cultures.... for Alexandrian sophistication in particular may be what is needed to supply their answers.25 That Vergil is said to have described the ... From the artista#39;s values and perceptions, embodied in his created work, the herdsmen learn nothing.

Title:The Captor's Image
Author:Basil Dufallo
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-03-21


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