Intersections, Interferences, Interdisciplines: Literature with Other Arts

June 18, 2014|
Intersections, Interferences, Interdisciplines: Literature with Other Arts by Haun Saussy
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This volume advances the study of how the high arts and literature are reciprocally illuminating and interactive. Seventeen scholars from North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe demonstrate the dynamics of cross-referentiality and mixtures involving also newer and popular arts and media: photography, film, video, comics, dance, opera, computer imaging, and more. They consider an expanded universe of discourses embracing contemporary science as well as traditional subject matters. Discussions of theoretical and methodological approaches keep company here with intensively focused case studies of works in which discourses and media establish new relationships. Together, the chapters constitute a dazzling introduction to the diverse realm of imaginative products that the human mind can conjure in pondering the «when», «where», and «how» of existence.
Haun Saussy is University Professor at the University of Chicago, where he teaches courses in traditional Chinese literature and thought, contemporary global health, literary theory, and various other topics. Gerald Gillespie is Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. Among his recent books are Proust, Mann, Joyce in the Modernist C...
Title:Intersections, Interferences, Interdisciplines: Literature with Other ArtsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.66 X 5.91 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.66 X 5.91 X 0.68 inPublished:June 18, 2014Publisher:P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques InternationalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:287574156X

ISBN - 13:9782875741561

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