Languages of Visuality: Crossings Between Science, Art, Politics, and Literature

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Beate Allert
Wayne State University Press, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 270 pages
Addressing the textualisation of images and visualisation of texts, this work explores the borders of the visual and languages of visuality. Aesthetic, scientific and political implications of the discourse of clarity in various scope regimes, as reflected in modern culture, are documented.

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Contents

Introduction
1
SCIENCE AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY
47
MONADS EYEBALLS
87
On a Metaphor in Novalis and Its Conceptual Context
111
THE EMPTY CENTER GAPS
153
Myth Invisibility and Politics in the Late Work of Paul Klee
174
CONTROL AND TRANSGRESSIONS
185
Teichoscopy in the Wall Novels of Peter Schneider and Uri Orlev
215
CLOSER DEFINITIONS
227
Writing and the Nature of the Supernatural Image or Why Ghosts Float
242
Index
263
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