Author:Hollander, John


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Gazer's Spirit: Poems Speaking to Silent Works of Art

By: Hollander, John

Price: $40.00


Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226349497

ISBN: 0226349497

Condition: USED

This magnificent book is a gallery of words and images that celebrates the sister arts of poetry and painting. John Hollander, the eminent poet and critic, has selected more than fifty works of art--paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures from antiquity to the present--and matched them to poems that address the same images in their verses. The result is an illuminating and ingeniously organized chronicle of words and images in conversation, as well as a powerful introduction to how, across Western culture, great writers have been inspired by pictures. "The Gazer's Spirit" ... View more info