The Dream of the Moving Statue

Synopsis

This eloquent and evocative book explores that arresting moment encountered in film, theater, and literature: a statue steps down off its pedestal and comes to life as lover, oracle, avenger, or monster. What does it mean for the statue that stands immobile in gallery or square to step down from its pedestal or speak out of its silence? What is it in this fantasy that animates us?

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Ithaca, NY
Publication year:
  • 1992

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