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Carlo Maratta

Carlo Maratta  

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(b Camerano, 15 May 1625; d Rome, 15 Dec. 1713).Italian painter. He was the leading painter of his time in Rome and after the death of Bernini in 1682 he was the most famous artist in the city. A ...
discourse

discourse  

A continuous stream of spoken (and sometimes written) language longer than a sentence. [From Latin discursus argument, from discurrere to run to and fro, from dis- apart + currere to run]
Ecphrasis

Ecphrasis  

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The term ecphrasis (or, in the more precise transliteration, ekphrasis—both are now commonly used) derives from the Greek ekphradzein—literally, “to speak out, tell, or describe fully”—is used today ...
imagery

imagery  

A rather vague critical term covering those uses of language in a literary work that evoke sense-impressions by literal or figurative reference to perceptible or ‘concrete’ objects, scenes, actions, ...
Literature

Literature  

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To treat the subject of literature and related topics, this entry comprises three essays:Literary AestheticsWhat Is Literature?Literature and CognitionThe first essay traces the history of literature ...
mimesis

mimesis  

Imitation or mimicry. mimetic adj. Imitative; of or relating to mimesis. [From Greek mimesis imitation, from mimeisthai to imitate]
Nicolas Poussin

Nicolas Poussin  

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(b Les Andelys, Normandy, June 1594; d Rome, 19 Nov. 1665).French painter and draughtsman, active mainly in Rome. Although he spent almost all his career in Italy, he is regarded not only as the ...
text

text  

The actual wording of a written work, as distinct from a reader's (or theatrical director's) interpretation of its story, theme, subtext, etc.; or a specific work chosen as the object of analysis. ...

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