Shakespeare's Spiral: Tracing the Snail in King Lear and Renaissance Painting
- Publish Date: 2010-03-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Francois-Xavier Gleyzon
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.