[ilds] Et in Arcadia ego

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 10 16:00:43 PDT 2007


Panofsky's essay deserves classic status.  Too bad people seldom write like that anymore.  I meant "et in Arcadia ego" metaphorically, whatever is unpleasant and disturbing, but you already know that, Bill.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Sent: Jul 10, 2007 3:21 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Et in Arcadia ego
>
>Erwin Panofsky's essay on "et in Arcadia ego" (ego=death) is 
>difficult to forget.
>
>But wouldn't the most obvious intrusion of death in BL be the killing 
>of Panos (Dutton p. 217)? I realize I'm leaping ahead. Sorry.
>
>Bill



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