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Panorama : philosophies of the visible

Author: Wilhelm S Wurzer
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2002.
Series: Textures - philosophy/literature/culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text points to a radical transition from book to screen, exploring how the visible and the expressive are interrelated in the philosophical intimacy of art and culture - in painting, film,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm S Wurzer
ISBN: 0826460038 9780826460035 0826460046 9780826460042
OCLC Number: 57145899
Description: xi, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION Between the Visible and the Expressive: And In-visible Exchange, Wilhelm S. Wurzer PART ONE: POSTMODERN VISIONS 1. Rephrasing the Visible and the Expressive: Lyotard's 'Defense of the Eye' from Figure to Inarticulare Phrase, Anne Tomiche (University of Grenoble) 2. Visibility, "Bild" and "Einbildungskraft", Derrida, Barthes, Levinas, Ludwig Nagl (University of Vienna). 3. Puncturing Genres: Barthes and Derrida on the Limits of Representation, Dana Hollander (Michigan State University) PART TWO: BEYOND REPRESENTATIONAL THINKING Introduction... While Illustrating... 4. Blanchot's Gaze and Orpheus' Singing: Seeing and Listening in Poetic Inspiration, Alessandro Carrera (University of Texas). 5. Foucault and the Disappearance of the Visible Subject, Reginald Lilly (Skidmore College). PART THREE: EXPRESSIONS AND THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHY Introduction... Desire, Displacement, and Laughter... 6. Frames of Visibility: Si(gh)ting the Monstrous, Robert Burch (University of Alberta). 7. Francis Bacon, Logique de la sensation: The Philosopher's Painter, Zsuzsa Baross (Trent University, Canada). 8. Bataille's Erotic Displacement of Vision: Attempts at a Feminist Reading, Ladelle McWhorter (University of Richmond). 9. Luce Irigaray's Specular Mother: Lips in the Mirror, Lynne Huffer (Rice University). PART FOUR: FILMING THE (IN)VISIBLE Introduction... In Images Ending... 10. Expressionist Towers of Babel in Weimar Film and Architecture, Janet Lungstrum (University of Colorado). 11. Rewiring the Oedipal Scene: Image and Discursivity in Wim Wender's Journey 'Until the End of the World', Volker Kaiser & Robert S. Leventhal (University of Virginia). PART FIVE: CRITIQUES OF CONTEMPORARY IMAGE CULTURE Introduction... Beyond a Paradigm... 12. Imagism and the Ends of Vision: Pound and Salomon, Lisa Zucker. 13. Mediums of Freedom in Photographic Frames: Some Exposuires of Bound Transcendence, James R. Watson (Loyola University). EPILOGUE: The Paradox of Philosophy's Gaze (before & after Sept. 11), Wilhelm S. Wurzer.
Series Title: Textures - philosophy/literature/culture series.
Responsibility: edited by Wilhelm S. Wurzer.


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