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Translation and Ekphrasis: Dante and the visual arts

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Duration: 1:53:55 | Added: 24 Feb 2015
Ekphrasis finds words for paintings and other visual phenomena; translation finds words for other words. But how secure in this distinction, given that language has visual form, and that the visual arts can employ language-like elements?

This seminar explores the interplay between translation and ekphrasis.

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