Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

a rhetorical term originally taught to Greek students as a way of bringing the experience of an object to a listener or reader through highly detailed descriptive writing

Highlighted phrases


Wallace's use of ekphrasis in the context of representing film

—p.xii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) by Marshall Boswell
7 years, 2 months ago

those are gorgeous lines of ekphrastic verse

—p.33 by Ben Lerner
2 years, 11 months ago

I was trying to think of a poetic term for what you do with music, because poetry that’s inspired by paintings is called ekphrastic.

—p.154 The Art of Poetry No. 107 (140) missing author
3 years, 3 months ago

Visual art and artists are everywhere in your work. Where did the interest in ekphrasis begin?

—p.91 The Art of Poetry No. 110 (72) missing author
2 years, 10 months ago