Images and imagery : frames, borders, limits : interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by Leslie Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici, Ernesto Virgulti.

New York : P. Lang, c2005.
xv, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


Studies on themes and motifs in literature ; v. 74 [More in this series]
Revised versions of papers presented at the second biennial Image and Imagery conference, the theme of which was Frames, borders limits, held at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 7-9, 2002.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Part 1. Screen, video and stage: bringing the audience in. Dada performance and the rhetoric of nonsense: tearing down the wall at the Cabaret Voltaire / David Escoffery
  • Phatic (dys)functions: the shifting contour of the TV screen / Gary Genosko
  • Web installation art, interactivity and "user connectivity" / Elizabeth K. Mennon
  • Part 2. Painting versus poetry: revitalizing the tradition. Gustave Moreau and the paragone: a painter's challenge to a new breed of art critic / Sarah Lippert
  • Poetry and visual practices in Italy: aesthetic and ideological subversions / John Picchione
  • Frank O'Hara's oranges: the relations between poetry, painting and painters / Karen Ware
  • Part 3. Deframing and reframing categories and spaces. Fantasies of modernity in mid-century Mexico / Lourdes Bates
  • "Truth in framing": Medusa's defeat or triumph of the framed-self in A.S. Byatt's Medusa's ankles / Laurence Petit
  • From Pre-Luddites to the Human Genome Project: smashing frames in Sheilagh Stephenson's play: An experiment with an air pump / Gyllian Raby
  • Part 4. Women outside the frame. Novel, script, image: a case study of the Phallic (M)other in mainstream culture / Jaime Bihlmeyer
  • "Under the promise of bark": erotic power in Emily Carr's self-portrait (1938-39) / Cy-Thea Sand
  • The monstrous representation of women in the Mexican cultural imaginary / Cristina Santos
  • Part 5. Visual texts, literary texts, and virtual texts. Creating a "Maxx"imum narratology: the Maxx comic books and narrative theory / Maria Beaudoin
  • Rewriting Las Meninas: imagery and textuality in Antonio Tabucchi's Il gioco del rovescio / Michela Meschini
  • Intersecting Blake: rereading The marriage of heaven and hell / Christina Wallace
  • Part 6. The "real" outside the frame. Lynn Johnston's "Theratoons": extending the limits of the comic strip / Faith Balisch
  • Depiction and destruction: W.G. Sebald's realism / Patrick Lennon
  • Between presence and absence: Caravaggio's The Supper at Emmaus / Judith Levy.
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