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Dynamic Form: How Intermediality Made Modernism

Cara L. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749179
eISBN:
9781501749193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749179.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This book traces how intermedial experiments shape modernist texts from 1900 to 1950. Considering literature alongside painting, sculpture, photography, and film, the book examines how these arts ... More


Emptiness and Enlightenment in Poetry

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In a series of oppositions, Shinkei initially equates the shinku-soku contrast with the Buddhist dialectic. The central tenet of Shinkei's poetics is that renga's poetry lies in the relations between ... More


The Close Link and the Distant Link

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0050
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Shinkei laments how waka and renga are being composed mainly in the Close Link (shinku) mode while the Distant Link (soku) has been rarely employed. Whereas the Close Link is based ... More


The Aesthetics of Sensation

Martine Beugnet

in Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the kind of processes of synaesthesia and correspondences by which contemporary filmmakers seek to destabilise the relationship between the subjective body and the objective ... More


Dematerializing Culture: Faulkner’s Trash Aesthetic

Patricia Yaeger

in Faulkner and Material Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how objects that can be considered as trash or detritus have become objects of aesthetic ecstasy for centuries. It is not until the twentieth century, however, that a ... More


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