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Disguise, Deception, Trompe-l’œil

Interdisciplinary Perspectives


Leslie Boldt, Corrado Federici and Ernesto Virgulti

Contents: Roberto Nickel: Disguising Helen: The Polymorphous Wife in the Odyssey – Carol U. Merriam: The Seductiveness of Deception: Ovid’s Advice to Lovers – Sally Hickson: More than Meets the Eye: Giulio Romano, Federico II Gonzaga, and the Triumph of Trompe-l’œil at the Palazzo del Te in Mantu – John Picchione: Baroque Poetry in Italy: Deception, Illusion, and Epistemological Shifts – Vincent Francavilla: The Masks of Comedy: A General Theory Applied to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Albert N. Katz: On the Science and Art of Sarcasm – Catherine Parayre: Panoramic Trompe-l’œil: C’était tout une vie, by François Bon – Brian Lightbody: Leaving the Island of Cyclops: Practicing an «Aural» Genealogy within the Surrealist Community of Fellowship – Michael Berman: Deception of the Self in Zamyatin’s We – Tamara El-Hoss: Veiling/Unveiling in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s The Sacred Sand Child: Disguise and Deception of the Female Protagonist – Jeannette Gaudet: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Marie Redonnet’s Candy Store and Nevermore – Richard Smolinski: Matthew Barney’s Strategic and Critical Disguises: Cremaster 3 and Masculine Performativity – Maurice Yacowar: Famous Film Failures - or Our Lapse in «Poetic Faith» – R. Bruce Elder: Deception as Aggression: Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel’s Un Chien Andalou – Catherine Heard: Uneasy Associations: Wax Bodies Outside the Canon – Linda Carreiro: What Lies Beneath: The Female Anatomy Flap Revealed – Rebekah Zwanzig: Why Must God Show Himself in Disguise? An Exploration of Sufism within Farid Attar’s «The Conference of the Birds» – Anna Ghiglione: Deception in Chinese Buddhist Thinking: Reflections from the Lotus Sūtra and the Vimalakīrti Sūtra.