Psychomotor aesthetics : movement and affect in modern literature and film (eBook, 2020) []
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Psychomotor aesthetics : movement and affect in modern literature and film

Psychomotor aesthetics : movement and affect in modern literature and film

Author: Ana Hedberg Olenina
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the late 19th century, neurophysiology introduced techniques for detecting somatic signs of psychological experiences. Scientific modes of recording, representing, and interpreting body movement as "expressive" soon found use in multiple cultural domains. Based on archival materials, this study charts the avenues by which physiological psychology reached the arts and evaluates institutional practices and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Olenina, Ana Hedberg.
Psychomotor aesthetics
New York : Oxford University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019053076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Hedberg Olenina
ISBN: 9780190051273 0190051272 9780190051297 0190051299 0190051280 9780190051280
OCLC Number: 1140358918
Awards: Winner of Winner, Best First Book, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Winner of the 2021 Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize, Association for Slavic Studies, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Sound-gesture: embodyment in Russian futurist poetry --
Motor impulses of verse: Russian formalists on poetry recitation --
Scores of movement: Lev Kuleshov approach to film acting --
Kinesthetic empathy : Gergei Eisenstein's theory of spectatorship --
The pulse of film: psychophysiological studies of film audience.
Responsibility: Ana Hedberg Olenina.


In Psychomotor Aesthetics, author Ana Hedberg Olenina explores the effects of newly-emerging physiological psychology on Russian and American art and cultural production at the turn of the 20th  Read more...


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Olenina's groundbreaking book introduces new material that allows for a radical rethinking of Russian modernism. It is a well-researched interdisciplinary history with far-reaching consequences for Read more...

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