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Reflections of reflections of reflections: Shelley and the terrifying necessity of fragmentary art by Andrew Turner

This article is concerned with an analysis of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘On the Medusa of Leonardo da Vinci in the Florentine Gallery’ as a reflection (in the ekphrastic sense) of the Uffizi painting of Medusa (formerly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci) with a special emphasis on the necessary fragmentary nature of the text and its impact on any subsequent criticism of the painting and the mythology it represents.

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Monday, June 21, 2021
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