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Published: 01 September 2015

256 Pages | 20

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781381908

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Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis

Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Andrew Miller

Liverpool University Press

  • A close reading of poetic ekphrasis - the description of a work of art produced as a rhetorical exercise - in relation to photography.
  • The study spans to the birth of photography through to a final chapter on poetry and the photo-shopped image.
  • Includes close reading of major poets such as Walt Whitman, Seamus Heaney, Philip Larkin, Walter Benjamin, Charles Baudelaire and Bertolt Brecht.