Shakespeare's Spiral: Tracing the Snail in King Lear and Renaissance Painting
Brand: University Press of America

Shakespeare's Spiral: Tracing the Snail in King Lear and Renaissance Painting

  • Publish Date: 2010-03-19
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Francois-Xavier Gleyzon

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This book explores the figure of the snail in Shakespeare and in Renaissance painting. From the emergence of the gastropod object/subject in the text of King Lear and its iconic interface in Giovanni Bellini's painting Allegory of Falsehood, this study follows the path traced by the snail throughout the Őuvre.


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