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Philosophical Times and Spaces

Hanjo Berressem

in Gilles Deleuze's Luminous Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450713
eISBN:
9781474480840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450713.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In luminist and cinematic registers, the chapter first explicates Deleuze’s complementary chronologics of Aion and Chronos. While durational Aion is the time of luminist glow, flickering Chronos is ... More


Organization of cephalopod chromatophore systems: a neuromuscular image-generator

Andrew Packard

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0226
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Chromatophores are pigmented brightness contrast elements that generate visual information by differential expansion against a pale background. This chapter illustrates the special contribution that ... More


Chiaroscuro: Coltrane's American Songbook

Lawrence Kramer

in Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228245
eISBN:
9780520928329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228245.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

As exemplified by the Africanisms of modernist concert music, music is a venue in which this question has historically been raised with particular urgency. This chapter pursues the question of what ... More


Textual Analysis

Benjamin Poole

in SAW

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733568
eISBN:
9781800342057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733568.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a textual analysis of SAW (2004). The look of the SAW film is grimily distinctive; in contrast to the gloss that commercial horror often employs, SAW appears grotty and rancid. ... More


Analysis

Martyn Conterio

in Black Sunday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733834
eISBN:
9781800342156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733834.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Mario Bava's debut feature film, Black Sunday, which is considered to be among the most stylish horror films ever made and won praise for its delicious look and cinematography. ... More


The Assimilation of Perspectivist Optics During the Later Middle Ages and Renaissance

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The primary focus of this chapter is on how the perspectivist visual paradigm, or certain elements of it, were disseminated not only through university teaching but also through preaching, ... More


Private lives and interior spaces: masculine subjects in Ravi Varma’s scholar paintings

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the discourse on light and shadow in two paintings of scholars by Ravi Varma that use chiaroscuro to depict men reading within the interiors of a westernised home. Ravi Varma ... More


Seeing mountains on the moon

Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

in Galileo's Visions: Piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199554355
eISBN:
9780191766978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554355.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Galileo’s awareness of the importance and limit of the visual process as a way for obtaining dependable information on reality emerged in a letter to the Jesuit Christoph Grienberger, professor of ... More


The Musicalization of Speech and the Breakdown of the Film Soundtrack Hierarchy

Danijela Kulezic-Wilson

in Sound Design is the New Score: Theory, Aesthetics, and Erotics of the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190855314
eISBN:
9780190855352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855314.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Chapter 5 explores how the musicalization of speech undermines the traditional classical soundtrack hierarchy based on the dominance of the spoken word. Using examples from Drake Doremus’s Breathe ... More


Essential Skills and Information: What Every Teacher and Every Student Should Know about Drawing

Deborah A. Rockman

in The Art of Teaching Art: A Guide for Teaching and Learning the Foundations of Drawing-Based Art

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130799
eISBN:
9780197561447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130799.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

Students often go through the motions of sighting without really understanding what they are doing and why it works. A little understanding of the principles of sighting goes a long way toward ... More


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