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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 326–344.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Byungsam Jung Abstract This article analyzes two types of visual perception in Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita (1955): camera obscura and camera lucida , terms that are taken from photography and painting, respectively. By applying these terms, this article identifies a visual dilemma in how an artist...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in the Metamorphoses of Ovid.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 93 ( 1962 ): 1 -21. Bellour, Raymond. “The Film Stilled.” Trans. Alison Rowe with Elizabeth Lyon. Camera Obscura 24 ( 1990 ): 99 -123. ____. “Ideal Hadaly.” Camera Obscura 15 ( 1986 ): 111 -34. Benjamin, Walter...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... gaze. [187-88]) It thus seems especially fitting that the final strophe of “Die Fensterrose” should present a camera obscura: the dark interior of a cathedral penetrated by light entering through the aperture of a rose window. To the extent that this descrip- tion alludes to photography...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to literary perspective. It becomes, therefore, a novelistic perspective machine: perhaps something akin to a camera obscura, all boxy construction with a promi- nent monocular lens, or to the pane of gridded glass that frames a nude model in Albrecht Dürer’s famous woodcut (Figure 5). In either case...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 86–104.
Published: 01 March 2024
... narrator,” omitting the mechanics of framing, which he likens to the whirring of a camera obscura or the curtains of a peep show ( 185 ). Quin, at the beginning of Berg , is similarly concerned with how to slip into the monad of Berg’s mind with as little orientation as possible, yet she does so...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 214–232.
Published: 01 June 2001
... From Alberti’s camera obscura to modern photography, linear perspective in painting has had a complex, often uneasy, relationship with mechanical analogues. Ippolit’s ekphrasis on Holbein’s “Dead Christ” thus continues a criticism of perspective-as-machine whose origins extend to the Renaissance...