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Title Visible writings : cultures, forms, readings / edited by Marija Dalbello and Mary Shaw.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 356 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: Mary Shaw; Introduction: Marija Dalbello; Buzz Spector, Encyclopaedia; Contours of Meaning in the Scripts of Ancient Mesoamerica: Western Epistemology and the Phonetic Issue; Arts in Letters: The Aesthetics of Ancient Greek Writing; Letter and Spirit: The Power of the Letter, the Enlivenment of the Word in Medieval Art; Visible and Invisible Letters: Text versus Image in Renaissance England and Europe; Illegibility and Grammaphobia in Paul Et Virginie; Written on the Page; Buzz Spector; Kafka; Face to Face; As If; Sur-face Text-ure.
Un coup de dés and La Prose du Transsibérien: A Study in ContrariesMathematics for "Just Plain Folks": Allegories of Quantitative and Qualitative Information in the Habsburg Sphere; Beneath the Words: Visual Messages in French Fin-de-Siècle Posters; How Do You Pronounce a Pictogram?: On "Visible Writing" in Comics; Inviting Words into the Image: Multiple Meanings in Modern and Contemporary Art; Color Writings: On Three Polychrome Texts; Buzz Spector; Joyc-aean; A Rose Is ... ; Kafka-esque; Actual Words of Art; The Figurative and the Gestural: Chinese Writing According toMarcel Granet.
Michaux: To Be Read? To Be Seen?Reading the Alhambra; Catastrophe Writings: In the Wake of September 11; ... visible, legible, illegible: around a limit ... ; Sttmnt; Buzz Spector; Colloquium #1 (Picture Puzzles); Colloquium #2; Colloquium #3; Colloquium #4; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary Exploring the concept and history of visual and graphic epistemologies, this engrossing collection of essays by artists, curators, and scholars provides keen insights into the many forms of connection between visibility and legibility. With more than 130 color and black-and-white photographs, Visible Writings sheds new light on the visual dimensions of writing as well as writing's interaction with images in ways that affect our experiences of reading and seeing.
Other author Dalbello, Marija.
Shaw, Mary Lewis.
Brotherston, Gordon.
Cate, Phillip Dennis.
Cornilliat, Francois.
Fraenkel, Beatrice.
Hahn, Cynthia.
Jubert, Roxane.
Li, Jinjia.
Mouchard, Claude.
Neefs, Jacques.
Pappas, Alexandra.
Piroux, Lorraine.
Samoyault, Tiphaine.
Serrano, Richard.
Spector, Buzz.
Stallybrass, Peter.
Symmes, Marilyn.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Visual communication.
Signs and symbols.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813554556 (electronic bk.)
0813554551 (electronic bk.)
9780813548821 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813548838 (pbk. ; alk. paper)