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The limits of fabrication : materials science, materialist poetics

Author: Nathan Brown
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, [2017]
Series: Idiom (Fordham University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Limits of Fabrication engages anew with traditional understandings of poetry as a practice of making or building, putting this approach to the test and radicalizing its implications by studying models of form and structure in twentieth and twenty-first century materialist poetics alongside recent innovations in materials science and engineering"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Brown
ISBN: 9780823272990 0823272990
OCLC Number: 950450432
Description: xi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: limits --
Introduction: materials science, materialist poetics --
The inorganic open: nanotechnology and physical being --
Objectism: Charles Olson's poetics of physical being --
Design science: geodesic architecture in nanoscale carbon chemistry and Ronald Johnson's ARK --
Surrational solids, surrealist liquids: crystallography and biotechnology in materials science and materialist poetry --
The scale of a wound: nanotechnology and the poetics of real abstraction in Shanxing Wang's Mad Science in Imperial City --
Conclusion: technē, poiēsis, fabrication.
Series Title: Idiom (Fordham University Press)
Responsibility: Nathan Brown.

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The Limits of Fabrication brings an essential argument to discussions concerning the end of art. Where Hegel affirms that poetry accomplishes the dematerialization of aesthetic expression by reducing Read more...

 
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