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Title:
Wooden eyes : nine reflections on distance
Author:
Ginzburg, Carlo.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Occhiacci di legno. English
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xv, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Making it strange : the prehistory of a literary device -- Myth : distance and deceit -- Representation : the word, the thing, the idea -- Ecce : on the scriptural roots of Christian devotional imagery -- Idols and likenesses : a passage in Origen and its vicissitudes -- Style : inclusion and exclusion -- Distance and perspective : two metaphors -- To kill a Chinese mandarin : the moral implications of distance -- Pope Wojtyla's slip.
ISBN:
9780231119603
Format :
Book