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Author Marin, Louis, 1931-

Title To destroy painting / Louis Marin ; translated by Mette Hjort
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995


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Description ix, 186 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Allegory: The Golden Bough or the Theory of Mimesis -- Questions, Hypotheses, Discourse -- Readings -- Denegation -- The Arcadian Landscape -- On Nominal Sentences, Fragments, Epitaphs, and Epigraphs -- A Letter, a Shadow, and an Interpretive Key -- Theoretical and Methodological Introduction -- An Analytic Strategy and a Mythical Ruse -- The Portrait in the Convex Mirror -- The Medusa Head as Historical Painting -- Psychoanalytic Interlude -- Of Light, Shadows, and Narrative -- Et in arca hoc
Analysis Painting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-181) and index
Notes Translated from the French
Subject Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da, 1573-1610 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Painting -- Philosophy.
LC no. 94020786
ISBN 0226505340 cloth alkaline paper
0226505359 paperback alkaline paper
9780226505343 cloth alkaline paper
9780226505350 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles D├ętruire la peinture. English