Literature and Fascination

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Adı:
Literature and Fascination
Baskı tarihi:
Ağustos 2015
Sayfa sayısı:
318
Format:
Karton kapak
ISBN:
978-1137538000
Kitabın türü:
Dil:
İngilizce
Ülke:
Germany
Yayınevi:
Palgrave Macmillan
Exploring literary fascination as a key concept of aesthetic attraction, this book illuminates the ways in which literary texts are designed, presented, and received. Detailed case studies include texts by William Shakespeare, S.T. Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Don DeLillo, and Ian McEwan.
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The security of witnessing a dangerous spectacle unharmed enables us to taste the threat of fascination without consequence, and then to return to our sheltered existence.
This desire for fascination connects to the basic human desire for, and attraction of, possible worlds which can satiate our craving for overstimulation.
He regards postmodern culture as a culture dominated by the desire of becoming fascinated rather than interested in fascination as an intense power wielded by one agent over another.
Fascination is a modern drug. It can tantalise and torment our imagination. It is at once intimately familiar and deeply mysterious.
According to Bredekamp, images only remain silent as long as no one engages in them. Once they are looked at, the established relation between viewer and image demands a reaction that includes the return of the gaze.
The powerful experience and deep awareness of life and being-in-the-world are driving forces in the production and reception of both literature and art.

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Adı:
Literature and Fascination
Baskı tarihi:
Ağustos 2015
Sayfa sayısı:
318
Format:
Karton kapak
ISBN:
978-1137538000
Kitabın türü:
Dil:
İngilizce
Ülke:
Germany
Yayınevi:
Palgrave Macmillan
Exploring literary fascination as a key concept of aesthetic attraction, this book illuminates the ways in which literary texts are designed, presented, and received. Detailed case studies include texts by William Shakespeare, S.T. Coleridge, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Don DeLillo, and Ian McEwan.

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