The Dream of the Moving Statue

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We live among the images we have made, and those images have an uncanny life. They seduce, challenge, trap, transform, and even kill us; they speak and remain silent. Kenneth Gross's The Dream of the Moving Statue offers a far-ranging and probing exploration of how writers, artists, and filmmakers have imagined the power and life of statues, real and metaphoric, taking up examples from antiquity to modernity, from Ovid, Michelangelo, and Shakespeare to Freud, Rilke, and Charlie Chaplin. The book is about the fate of works ...

The Dream of the Moving Statue 2006, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271029009

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The Dream of the Moving Statue 1992, Cornell University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801427022

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