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Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis: Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Andrew Miller


Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis is a detailed study of the ekphrasis of photography in poetry since the 19th century. Unlike other critical studies of ekphrasis, Miller’s study concentrates solely on the lyrical ekphrasis of photographs, setting out to define how the photographic image provides a unique form of poetic ekphrasis. Moving between the disciplines of semiotics, visual studies, psychology, classical rhetoric, philosophy and literary criticism, Miller outlines what he defines as the chronotope of the photograph. Employing M.M. Bakhtin’s notion of the literary chronotope, Miller argues ... More

Keywords: Poetry Ekphrasis Visual Studies Photography Comparative Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381908
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381908.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Miller, author
University of Copenhagen