The Art of the Text

Visuality in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Literary and Other Media

by Susan Harrow (Editor)

Description
The Art of the Text contributes to the fast-developing dialogue between textual studies and visual culture studies. It focuses on the processes through which writers think and readers respond visually and, in essays by researchers in literature, screen and visual studies, the volume explores the visuality of the literary and non-literary text, with a sustained focus on French material of the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Visuality is appraised here not as a state, but as a set of processes of adaptation, resistance, negotiation, and transformation. By reading visually, the contributors here reactivate the visual-textual relations of canonical texts – from Romanticism to Naturalism, Surrealism to high Modernism; from film to fan literature, television to picture language.
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All ex GB, US, CA

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: September 2013
  • English
  • 9780708326596
  • United Kingdom
  • Hardback
  • Primary Price: 90 GBP
  • Pages: 256
  • University of Wales Press
  • Publish State: Published
  • Series: Studies in Visual Culture