115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Ekphrasis and Persuasion: The Dialectic of Eye and Mind in the Psyche of the Literary Text

Presiding Officer: 
Diana Shaffer, Independent Scholar

This session will explore the how history, philosophy, rhetoric and poetics interact in literary texts through the trope of ekphrasis. It will explore not only ekphraseis that advance poetic and rhetorical arguments across disciplines, but also examine the ongoing dialogue of poet, painter and thinker in our literary traditions.

Status: 
Cancelled (not being held)
Topic Type: 
Special Session