• 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime book cover

    Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an "event" (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Political Nostalgia in the Age of Terror: The Melancholic Sublime book cover

    Cultural and Political Nostalgia in the Age of Terror

    The Melancholic Sublime, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Leggatt

    This book re-examines the role of the sublime across a range of disparate cultural texts, from architecture and art, to literature, digital technology, and film, detailing a worrying trend towards nostalgia and arguing that, although the sublime has the potential to be the most powerful uniting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party book cover

    Edwardian Culture

    Beyond the Garden Party, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Naomi Carle

    Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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