Symbolist Aesthetics and Early Abstract Art: Sites of Imaginary Space

Symbolist Aesthetics and Early Abstract Art: Sites of Imaginary Space

by Dee Reynolds
     
 

This book presents an innovative analysis of the role of imagination as a central concept in both literary and art criticism. Dee Reynolds brings this approach to bear on works by Rimbaud, Mallarmé, Kandinsky, and Mondrian.See more details below

Overview

This book presents an innovative analysis of the role of imagination as a central concept in both literary and art criticism. Dee Reynolds brings this approach to bear on works by Rimbaud, Mallarmé, Kandinsky, and Mondrian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521619356
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/17/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in French Series, #51
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Imagination and imaginary space; 2. Verbal hallucination: Rimbaud's poetics of rhythm; 3. Reflections in black and white: Mallarmé and the act of writing; 4. Putting the spectator in the picture: Kandinsky's pictorial world; 5. Between the lines: form and transformation in Mondrian; 6. Universal exceptions: sites of imaginary space; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.

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