Vol. 2 No. 2 (2009): Sulla narrazione
Dal Laocoonte a Watchmen. La poesia sta alla pittura come il cinema al fumetto
Published May 15, 2012
- Representations of temporality,
- Representations of spatiality
How to Cite
Portera, M. (2012). Dal Laocoonte a Watchmen. La poesia sta alla pittura come il cinema al fumetto. Aisthesis. Pratiche, Linguaggi E Saperi dell’estetico, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-10960
AbstractMoving from the famous essay by G.E. Lessing (Laokoon, 1766), my paper aims at applying Lessing’s distinction between poetry and painting (conceived as the art of temporality – painting – and the art of spatiality – poetry) to the couple cinema/comics. For this purpose, I analyse a particular comic book (precisely, a graphic novel), Watchmen by Alan Moore, and its recent film version directed by Zack Snyder (2009).
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