in Architecture and ekphrasis
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

This chapter establishes the principal themes and the modes of enquiry used to explore how the architecture of the past is described. It begins with a discussion of the concept of ekphrasis and goes on to consider the relationship between text and image. Key figures including Winckelmann, Lessing, de Piles and Berkeley are introduced. Using Walter Benjamin, the particular qualities of prints are explored.

Architecture and ekphrasis

Space, time and the embodied description of the past


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 31 31 16
Full Text Views 0 0 0
PDF Downloads 0 0 0