• Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c. 1350–1490 book cover

    Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c. 1350–1490

    1st Edition

    By Diana Hiller

    Despite the large number of monumental Last Supper frescoes which adorn refectories in Quattrocento Florence, until now no monograph has appeared in English on the Florentine Last Supper frescoes, nor has any study examined the perceptions of the original viewers. This study examines the rarely…

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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory: Living Pictures book cover

    W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory

    Living Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krešimir Purgar

    W.J.T. Mitchell – one of the founders of visual studies – has been at the forefront of many disciplines such as iconology, art history and media studies. His concept of the pictorial turn is known worldwide for having set new philosophical paradigms in dealing with our vernacular visual world.…

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  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italy book cover

    Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Fernandez-Medina, Maria Truglio

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a…

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  • Vision and Character: Physiognomics and the English Realist Novel book cover

    Vision and Character

    Physiognomics and the English Realist Novel, 1st Edition

    By Eike Kronshage

    As readers, we develop an impression of characters and their settings in a novel based on the author’s description of their physical characteristics and surroundings. This process, known as physiognomy, can be seen throughout history including in the English Realist novels of the 19th and 20th…

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  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings book cover

    Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

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  • Reclaiming Critical Remix Video: The Role of Sampling in Transformative Works book cover

    Reclaiming Critical Remix Video

    The Role of Sampling in Transformative Works, 1st Edition

    By Owen Gallagher

    Remix is now considered by many to be a form of derivative work, but such generalizations have resulted in numerous non-commercial remixes being wrongfully accused of copyright infringement. Gallagher argues, however, that remix is a fundamentally transformative practice. The assumption that…

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  • The Narratology of Comic Art book cover

    The Narratology of Comic Art

    1st Edition

    By Kai Mikkonen

    By placing comics in a lively dialogue with contemporary narrative theory, The Narratology of Comic Art builds a systematic theory of narrative comics, going beyond the typical focus on the Anglophone tradition. This involves not just the exploration of those properties in comics that can be…

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  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art book cover

    Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

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  • The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics: Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future book cover

    The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics

    Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future, 1st Edition

    By Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

    This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the aesthetic and artistic worthy of philosophical study. Aesthetic cognition has been largely abandoned by analytical philosophy, which instead tends to focus its attention on the…

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  • The Situationist International in Britain: Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde book cover

    The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

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  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

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  • Looking Beyond Borderlines: North America's Frontier Imagination book cover

    Looking Beyond Borderlines

    North America's Frontier Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Lee Rodney

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that correlates with the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central…

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