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Shakespeare's spiral : tracing the snail in King Lear and Renaissance painting / Francois-Xavier Gleyzon.

  • Author

    Gleyzon, Franc╠žois-Xavier

  • Date published

    2010

  • Publisher

    Lanham, Md. ; Plymouth : University Press of America, c2010.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616. King Lear.

    Bellini, Giovanni d. 1516. Allegory of falsehood

  • Accession number

    8342381

  • Class

    Reading Room - 50.17 commentary/GLE

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xxiii, 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Chapter 1 List of Illustrations Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction Part 4 Part One: A Shakespearean Gaze at the Snail Chapter 5 1. Introducing the Snail Chapter 6 2. From the Hovel to the Shell Chapter 7 3. Mutatis Mutandis I: From the Snail to the Worm Chapter 8 4. The Decadence of the Garden Snail Chapter 9 5. Mutatis Mutandis II: From the Worm to the Shell Chapter 10 6. The Resurrection Shell Chapter 11 7. The Virgin Mary's Snail Chapter 12 8. Opening up the Spiral Quest Part 13 Part Two: The Renascent Spiral: Dazzling-Darkening Chapter 14 1. Introduction: Seeing and Thinking Blindly Chapter 15 2. Dazzling-Darkening in King Lear Chapter 16 3. Conclusion: The Eye-Spiral: Shakespeare - Charcot - Durer Part 17 Part Three: Under the Eye of Gorgo or the Medusa-Snail Chapter 18 1. Recapitulation and Re: Capitulation Chapter 19 2. Theoretical and Aporetic Considerations Chapter 20 3. Sleep and Macbeth Chapter 21 4. Return to King Lear: The Medusa-Snail Chapter 22 Bibliography.