ISBN-10:
0300066198
ISBN-13:
9780300066197
Pub. Date:
11/28/1998
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Bright Colors Falsely Seen: Synaesthesia and the Search for Transcendental Knowledge

Bright Colors Falsely Seen: Synaesthesia and the Search for Transcendental Knowledge

by Kevin T. Dann

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300066197
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kevin Dann is lecturer in the Department of History at Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 1(16)
1 From un Truc to Occult Truth: The Fascination with Synaesthesia in Fin de Siecle France
17(29)
2 A Transcendental Language of Color: Synaesthesia and the Astral World
46(19)
3 The Meaning of Synaesthesia Is Meaning
65(29)
4 Sensory Unity Before the Fall: Synaesthesia, Eideticism, and the Loss of Eden
94(26)
5 The Gift: Vladimir Nabokov's Eidetic Technique
120(45)
6 Conclusion: The Redemption of Thinking
165(22)
Notes 187(14)
Bibliography 201(16)
Index 217

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