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Painting with words, writing with pictures

word and image in the work of Italo Calvino

Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: 1 From Word to Image 15
Overreaching Boundaries 16
Of Fantasy Images and Visual Patterns 20
Imagism: New Ways of Seeing 34
Real Images and Fantasy Imaginings 43
Personal Re-memberings 58
2 From Image to Word 69
A Verbal Order to Visual Chaos 70
Cosmicomics 77
'L'origine degli Uccelli' 86
Visually Potentializing Literature 106
St George and St Jerome 113
3 Variations on a Theme 123
Vision and the Validity of Understanding 124
Writing as Description 131
Writing as Eskesis 145
4 Verbal Order to Visual Chaos 157
Mapping the Seeable and Sayable 159
Mapping Internal Geography 167
If on a winter's night a travellerfollowing a map
discovers a painter's studio 174
Squaring the Text 185
5 The World's Seamless Web 191
Writing with Art 192
Thinking of Art 200
Stealing from Art 212
6 Painted Stories and Novel Spaces 220
Writing and Painting 222
Valerio Adami 229
Domenico Gnoli 248
Giorgio De Chirico City 261
Conclusion: A New Point of Departure 276.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-335) and indexes.

Series
Toronto Italian studies

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
853/.914
Library of Congress
PQ4809.A45 Z8564 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 344 p. ;
Number of pages
344

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3630067M
Internet Archive
paintingwithword0000ricc
ISBN 10
0802035078
LC Control Number
2002421745
OCLC/WorldCat
46625924
Library Thing
3878545
Goodreads
133558

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