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Image, eye and art in Calvino : writing visibility

Author: Birgitte Grundtvig; M L McLaughlin; Lene Waage Petersen
Publisher: London : Legenda, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few recent writers have been as interested in the cross-over between texts and visual art as Italo Calvino (1923-85). Involved for most of his life in the publishing industry, he took as much  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birgitte Grundtvig; M L McLaughlin; Lene Waage Petersen
ISBN: 9781904350590 1904350593
OCLC Number: 144219975
Notes: "The book stems from a major international conference held in Copenhagen in 2004"--Page [3].
Description: viii, 305 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Le Square / Esther Calvino --
1. Calvino's colours / Marco Belpoliti --
2. Colours, landscapes and the senses in Difficult loves / Martin McLaughlin --
3. visual in Cosmicomics : myth and classical rhetoric / Margarethe Hagen --
4. Images and scientific knowledge in Calvino / Mario Porro --
5. Recreating visibility in literary translation : how to code space in Italian and in Danish / Hanne Jansen --
6. significance of visibility : interpreting the image in Calvino / Lene Waage Petersen --
7. Innanzi Tutto, Aprire Leggermente, Ovvero ... contemplations about language : verbosities, infelicities, nonsensicalities, oddities / Douglas Hofstadter --
8. Calvino at play : rules and games for writing in space / Stefano Bartezzaghi --
9. dizzying gaze : Calvino's thesis, the first novel, and Conrad as a model of visibility / Mario Jose Calvo Montoro --
10. 'From the vantage point of hindsight' : viewing Calvino's landscape / Domenico Scarpa --
11. 'Leaning from the steep slope ...' : the fall of the cartographic eye in Calvino's late works / Birgitte Grundtvig --
12. Language and the brain's 'mental cinema' / Martin Skov / Frederik Stjernfelt / Olaf B. Paulson --
13. From Picasso to Durer : Calvino's book covers / Mario Barenghi --
14. Italo Calvino and the fantastic iconology of cartoons / Andrea Battistini --
15. photographic image : Calvino 'in dialogue' with Barthes, Sontag, and Baudrillard / Ulla Musarra-Schroder --
16. Ekphrasis : the problem of representing visual art in the works of Italo Calvino and Per Hojholt / Annette Fryd --
17. Signs and visuality in Italo Calvino's narratives / Hans Lund --
18. Calvino and Klee : variations of line / Franco Ricci --
19. painter of absence / Italo Calvino --
20. arrow in the mind : a review of 'the mechanism of meaning' / Italo Calvino.
Responsibility: edited by Birgitte Grundtvig, Martin McLaughlin and Lene Waage Petersen.

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