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Visuality and Spatiality in Virginia Woolf's Fiction

by Savina Stevanato | 18 January 2012
PAPERBACK
Category: Art & Design
Synopsis
This book offers an interpretative key to Virginia Woolf's visual and spatial strategies by investigating their nature, role and function. The author examines long-debated theoretical and critical issues with their philosophical implications, as well as Woolf's commitment to contemporary aesthetic theories and practices. The analytical core of the book is introduced by a historical survey of the interart relationship and significant critical theories, with a focus on the context of Modernism. The author makes use of three investigative tools: descriptive visuality, the widely debated notion of spatial form, and cognitive visuality. The cognitive and remedial value of Woolf's visual and spatial strategies is demonstrated through an inter-textual analysis of To the Lighthouse , The Waves and Between the Acts (with cross-references to Woolf's short stories and Jacob's Room ). The development of Woolf's literary output is read in the light of a quest for unity, a formal attempt to restore parts to wholeness and to rescue Being from Nothingness.
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This book offers an interpretative key to Virginia Woolf's visual and spatial strategies by investigating their nature, role and function. The author examines long-debated theoretical and critical issues with their philosophical implications, as well as Woolf's commitment to contemporary aesthetic theories and practices. The analytical core of the book is introduced by a historical survey of the interart relationship and significant critical theories, with a focus on the context of Modernism. The author makes use of three investigative tools: descriptive visuality, the widely debated notion of spatial form, and cognitive visuality. The cognitive and remedial value of Woolf's visual and spatial strategies is demonstrated through an inter-textual analysis of To the Lighthouse , The Waves and Between the Acts (with cross-references to Woolf's short stories and Jacob's Room ). The development of Woolf's literary output is read in the light of a quest for unity, a formal attempt to restore parts to wholeness and to rescue Being from Nothingness.
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€56.00
168 Reward Points
In stock online
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Product Details

ISBN - 9783034302418
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher - Lang, Peter, AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen
Published - 18/01/2012
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design
No. of Pages - 293
Weight - 440
Edition - New edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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