Poetics of the Iconotext by Liliane Louvel,edited by Karen Jacobs

By Liliane Louvel,edited by Karen Jacobs

Poetics of the Iconotext makes to be had for the 1st time in English the theories of the revered French text/image expert, Professor Liliane Louvel. A consolidation of the main major theoretical fabrics of Louvel's acclaimed books, L'Oeil du Texte: Texte et photograph dans los angeles littérature anglophone and Texte/Image: photos à lire, textes à voir, this newly conceived paintings introduces English readers to the most up-tp-date pondering in French text/image concept and visible stories. concentrating on the whole spectrum of text/image family, from medieval illuminated manuscripts to electronic books, Louvel starts by means of introducing keywords and situating her paintings within the context of important debates in text/image reports. half II introduces Louvel's s typology of pictorial saturation during which she establishes a continuum alongside which to degree the influence of the main figurative to the main literal photos upon writerly and readerly textual 'spaces.' half III adopts a phenomenological technique in the direction of the reading-viewing adventure as expressed in conceptual different types that come with the hint, focal variety, synesthesia, and rhythm and pace. the result's a provocative interaction of the explicit and the subjective that invitations readers to imagine instantly extra accurately and extra inventively approximately texts, pictures, and the intersections among the two.

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Poetics of the Iconotext makes on hand for the 1st time in English the theories of the revered French text/image expert, Professor Liliane Louvel. A consolidation of the main major theoretical fabrics of Louvel's acclaimed books, L'Oeil du Texte: Texte et snapshot dans los angeles littérature anglophone and Texte/Image: photos à lire, textes à voir, this newly conceived paintings introduces English readers to the most up-tp-date pondering in French text/image conception and visible reports.

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