The Ekphrastic Fantastic

Ekphrasis, according to The Oxford Classical Dictionary, means "the rhetorical description of a work of art." And Edward Hirsch, in his hefty resource, A Poet's Glossary, quotes Paul ValĂ©ry as saying, "We should apologize that we dare to speak about painting" in one breath, and, "There are important reasons for not keeping silent [since] all … Continue reading The Ekphrastic Fantastic

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