Chapter 21. Art and Text

  1. Stephen Harrison
  1. Jas Elsner

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch22

A Companion to Latin Literature

A Companion to Latin Literature

How to Cite

Elsner, J. (2005) Art and Text, in A Companion to Latin Literature (ed S. Harrison), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235293

Online ISBN: 9780470996683

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Keywords:

  • writing on art;
  • epigraphic habit;
  • rise of illustration;
  • ecphrasis;
  • literary themes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Writing on Art: the Epigraphic Habit

  • Art within Writing: the Rise of Illustration

  • Art Described: the Uses of Ecphrasis

  • Conclusion