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In order to compare Peer Gynt - which, to the consensus of Ibsenologists, is a nationalistic work only to be interpreted in the light of Scandinavian folklore – with the tales of Sinbad...
The concept that image and word might somehow be linked goes back to an old Greek phrase that says “poema pictura loquens, pictura poema silens” ...
The initial signification of the term was actually the opposite of its modern connotation as related to ‘spirits’ and spiritual matters. Those who first imposed the term on such poets – whose poetic interests are nevertheless quite discordant in their scope of subject matters and interests – were critics of the Augustan Age ...