Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature

Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature

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Considering the variety of charts, diagrams and other kinds of images with which early modern printed books are copiously illustrated, this volume interrogates how visual rhetoric affected verbal expression. The genres of illustration considered include military strategy and tactics, garden design, instrumentation, Bibles, scientific schema, drawing instruction, natural history, comparative anatomy and Aesop's Fables. The book develops novel methods of using printed images as evidence in the interpretation of the rich, strange and beautiful literature of early modern England.Like the diagrams in the previous category, these combine coding orientations in single tableaux, depicting, as it were, ... geometric, and architectural modes of visualization, and adds emotional and physiological dimensions to the tableau: theanbsp;...

Title:Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature
Author:Katherine Acheson
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013


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