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Orientations : Space / Time / Image / Word - Claus Cluver

Orientations

Space / Time / Image / Word

By: Claus Cluver (Editor), Veronique Plesch (Editor), Leo H. Hoek (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9789042019669
Number Of Pages: 360

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Based on papers presented at the Fifth Triennial Conference of the International Association of Word and Image Studies (IAWIS/AERTI) held in 2002 in Hamburg, the twenty-three essays in this volume cover a wide array of intermedial relations and a great variety of media, from medieval architecture to interactive digital art. They have been arranged in sections labeled "History and Identity," "Cultural Memory," "Texts and Photographs: Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Memory," "Mixed-Media Texts: Cartography in Contemporary Art and Fiction," "Mixed-Media Texts: 'Yellow-Cover Books', Artists' Books, and Comics," "Intermedia Texts: Logotypes," and "Space, Spatialization, Virtual Space." Displaying a range of methods and interests, these contributions by scholars from Europe, the United States, and South America working in different disciplines confirm the impression voiced by IAWIS president Charlotte Schoell-Glass in her introduction that "the influence of Visual and Cultural Studies has changed the outlook of many who study the interactions of texts and images".

Introduction
"To paint the color of things" : the Goncourt brothers and the pictoriality of historyp. 3
The mirror as a metaphor of Baudelairean modernityp. 17
A l'ombre des portraits en fleurs : symbolisme et troubles de l'identite de Whistler a Hitchcockp. 37
L'Histoire transformee en legende : Andrzej Wajda et la Pologne idealiseep. 51
"From death and despair to hope" : Gericault, Poussin, and cultural memory in Francep. 65
"Deutsche Baukunst", "architecture francaise" : the use of the gothic cathedral in the creation of national memory in nineteenth-century Germany and Francep. 77
La representation de la barbarie en litterature, en peinture et au cinemap. 93
Les risques du texte et de l'image : autour de Balinese character (1942), Gregory Bateson et Margaret Meadp. 109
Boltanski's display at the Documenta 5 : personal or cultural memory?p. 125
The burial place of Heimatp. 141
Cartographic strategies in contemporary fictionp. 155
The interaction of art and cartography in the work of Simon Patterson and Susanne Weirichp. 173
Defiance from within : cosmopolitan "innovators" in isolated feudal Japanp. 185
Tango with cows : Russian futurist book artp. 199
From image to word : the books of Lucie Lambertp. 215
La ou le mot se fait image et ou l'image se fait mot : Nouvelle bande dessinee et bande dessinee d'avant-gardep. 229
Alma mater's new face : from university seals to university logosp. 247
Mini-icons : letterforms, logos, logopoemsp. 263
On the QuincunXp. 289
Graffiti and the reinvention of spacep. 305
Resources for a poetics of visual poetryp. 319
Gesture, techniques, and time : disorientation at the interfacep. 337
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ISBN: 9789042019669
ISBN-10: 9042019662
Series: Textxet: Studies in Comparative Literature
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English , French
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Brill
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.4  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.59