Clark Lecture by Ian Balfour: Over the Top: On Some Dynamics of The Visual and Verbal Sublime
Tue, Oct 22, 2013
Times: 5:30 pm
Venue: The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267Contact:
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Ian Balfour, a professor of English and of Social and Political Thought at York University, is co-curating an exhibition at Tate Britain on the work of William Hazlitt and finishing a book on the sublime. His talk scrutinizes the theory and practice of the sublime in the long eighteenth century and, to a lesser extent, in the post-WWW period, attending to some of wildly divergent claims for the visual and the verbal sublime.