Art in the Novel, Jordan A. Rothacker

In Art in the Novel, novelist and literary scholar, Jordan A. Rothacker, explores the function of real world visual art within modernist and contemporary novels from ekphrasis to sampling to art therapy and vengeance. Subjects include works by such authors as Emile Zola, Don Delillo, Thomas Bernhard, Mario Vargas Llosa, Susan Vreeland, Joy McCullough, and Valerie Solanas; as well as visual arts by Pablo Picasso, Douglas Gordon, Paul Gauguin, Théodore Géricault, Richard Serra, and Artemisia Gentileschi to name a very few.