The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures

The Future of Text and Image: Collected Essays on Literary and Visual Conjunctures



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ISBN-13: 9781443836401
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ofra Amihay is a doctoral candidate at New York University, working on text and image relations in Modern Hebrew novels. Her interests include Hebrew and Jewish literature, German literature, visual culture, text and image relations, children's literature, and questions of identity and gender. She has taught Modern Hebrew at NYU, and has published in Prooftexts and Teoria uvikoret (Theory and Criticism). Her article on comics representations of the Holocaust and the Berlin Wall is forthcoming in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. In spring 2011 she was a fellow at the Franz Rosenzweig Center of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Lauren Walsh is a lecturer in the Literary Studies department at Eugene Lang College at The New School in New York City. Her interests include twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature, media studies, and memory studies. She has published on diverse topics, from the modernist influences on the American southern novelist Albert Murray (in Albert Murray and the Aesthetic Imagination of a Nation, University of Alabama Press, 2010) to the treatment of September 11th photos in cultural memory and contemporary fiction (in the About Images series of Nomadikon, 2011). She has also written for Photography and Culture as well as the Los Angeles Review of Books. She holds a PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University.

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