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Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction / Beate Allert -- Classical Greek Origins of Western Aesthetic Theory / John T. Kirby -- Visible Sounds and Audible Color: The Ocular Harpsichord of Louis-Bertrand Castel / Joachim Gessinger -- Opera in the Light of Technology / Friedrich A. Kittler -- "Infinitely Repellent Orbs": Visions of the Self in the American Renaissance / Richard Hardack -- "Moral Astronomy": On a Metaphor in Novalis and Its Conceptual Context / Karl Menges -- The Dialectic of Romantic Enlightenment and the Psychodynamics of the Hypervisual in Holderlin's Hyperion / Harald Weilnbock -- Aldo Palazzeschi and Giorgio de Chirico: Decentralized Antitraditional Aesthetics / Anthony Julian Tamburri -- Myth, Invisibility, and Politics in the Late Work of Paul Klee / Kathryn E. Kramer -- The Eye's Mind: Henry James's The Sacred Fount and Vladimir Nabokov's The Eye / Karen Jacobs -- "Teichoscopy" in the Wall Novels of Peter Schneider and Uri Orlev / Jeffrey Garrett -- Visual Citations: Walter Benjamin's Dialectic of Text and Image / Azade Seyhan -- Writing and the Nature of the Supernatural Image, or Why Ghosts Float / Christopher Collins.


  • LCC: BH39
  • Dewey Decimal: 111/.85

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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