Literary Texts and the Arts: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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The formal and thematic intricacies of the dichotomy between language and visual arts concern these scholars of language, literature, and media. They offer a theoretical and pragmatic or applied perspectives on a number of linguistic, philosophical, stylistic, and sociological aspects. The 16 essays are selected and revised papers from an October 2000 international conference in St. Catharines, Ontario. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780820461342
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Pages: 246
  • Product dimensions: 62.50 (w) x 92.50 (h) x 7.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Sublime Negation in Garcia Lorca's Apocalyptic Imagery 1
Ch. 2 Image and Imagination in the Theory of the Sublime 15
Ch. 3 Explorations of Postmodern Time, Space and Image 29
Ch. 4 The Theatrical Image as a Site for Organizing Historical Experience: Heiner Muller's Germania Death in Germany 43
Ch. 5 Coming to the Light: The "Uncanny" of Diane Arbus 69
Ch. 6 Ekphrastic Photographs: A Study in Time and Timelessness 81
Ch. 7 Reading the Photographic Text with Lalla Romano 99
Ch. 8 Crossing over into Painted Space: Artaud's Retrieval of Self in the Work of Paolo Uccello 119
Ch. 9 Borges and the Kaleidoscope: Coloring, Temporality, and Ineffability 135
Ch. 10 Affinities of Pen and Brush: Azorin's Visual Tropology 151
Ch. 11 The Symbolic Body of the Historical Subject 163
Ch. 12 The Portrait and the Mirror: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Idea of Artistic Expression 173
Ch. 13 Fahrenheit 451, the Film, The Nouvelle Vague between Books and Television 183
Ch. 14 The Iconography of Hope and Despair in Ferlinghetti's and Stone's Representations of Richard Nixon 193
Ch. 15 Prospero's Books vs. The Tempest: A Synthesis of Shakespeare's Ideas and Style into Film Form 209
Ch. 16 Mechanization and the Mechanized Eye in Beckett's Play and Film 219
Contributors 237
Index 241
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