1-20 of 127 Search Results for

photographic

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Novel (2009) 42 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Kate Flint Photographers tend to come off very badly in contemporary fiction—portrayed as emotionally warped, as voyeurs, or as exploitative, they are seen not as artists but as operating a piece of technology. Their photographs are understood in referential rather than imaginative terms...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (1): 23–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Daniel A. Novak “Photographic Fictions” argues that the discussion of fragmentation and totality, parts and wholes that photography provoked in the work of nineteenth-century writers and photographers is important for how we think of the novel form in the age of photography. Victorian writers...
Image
Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 5b. Detail of woman's pockets. Photograph by the author More
Journal Article
Novel (2016) 49 (2): 295–315.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Terri Weissman This article considers the relationship between lens-based (or photographic) realism and the narrative realism of literary texts with the aim of constructing a model of durational aesthetics that takes into account the simultaneous singularity and ongoingness of the photographic...
FIGURES | View All (6)
Journal Article
Novel (2018) 51 (2): 250–271.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that the novelist Yuri Herrera and the photographer Alejandro Cartagena both aim to address within the context of Mexico, where neoliberalism's virtually seamless identification of development with the free market has precipitated the sense of a present from which the future has all but vanished. Rather than merely...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Journal Article
Novel (2013) 46 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 November 2013
... movement from 1839 to 1945 has claimed to be modeled on the camera” (21). Ratifying or debunking the boasts regarding mimetic fidelity tied up in these claims is precisely not Burrows’s project, however. Instead, novelistic invocations of the photographic spur him to the much more original task...
Journal Article
Novel (2019) 52 (3): 479–483.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Caroline Blinder Alix Beeston , In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen ( Oxford : Oxford UP , 2018 ), pp. 256 , cloth, $ 74.00 . Copyright © 2019 by Novel, Inc. 2019 In keeping with the title of Alix Beeston's ambitious book on modernist writing...
Journal Article
Novel (2001) 34 (3): 434–452.
Published: 01 November 2001
... that constitute Hurston's text, figures whose photographic provenance represent an extended engagement with the forms in which history comes to us. Not only is photogra- phy the vehicle for the central moment of self-recognition in the novel-Janie's discovery of her own blackness-but photographic...
Journal Article
Novel (2004) 37 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 November 2004
... photographic prac- tices and her obsession with visual memories (86). Chapter Three defends Vanessa Bell against charges of photographic amateurism by suggesting that her "constant devotion to a range of genres signals an attention to non-painterly experiences and viewpoints which could...
Journal Article
Novel (2017) 50 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The chapter offers a substantial amount of evidence for this claim: Dreiser's friendship with photographer Alfred Stieglitz and, perhaps most compellingly, his curious decision to make a camera both the murder weapon and the proof that a murder has been committed. The prosecution's underhand twining...
Journal Article
Novel (2020) 53 (3): 399–418.
Published: 01 November 2020
... or photographic or simply thoughtless and juvenile, the joke, on account of the ambivalence regarding its just character, accomplishes an exposition of the justness of reality. The butt of this particular joke, Paul Rayment—“The man who can't take a joke” (259)—is affectionately shown how unrealistic his realist...
Journal Article
Novel (2011) 44 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 May 2011
... compares Daniel Deronda to Francis Galton’s composite photographs of “model Jews” to show that the novelist’s strategy of making Deronda conform to a disembodied ideal Jewish type was not a representational failure but a radical way of achieving a greater realism than particularized description...
Journal Article
Novel (2012) 45 (2): 257–275.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Billy the Kid as an American icon with Ondaatje’s own poetry, prose, and photographs, which disperse constructions of the “Wild West” beyond the United States. The form of Collected Works is thus remarkably unclassifiable. It is told from both an omniscient perspective and Billy’s own, taking us...
Journal Article
Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... photographic interpreters had experimented with opti- cal shortcuts for evaluating possible targets, monitoring enemy troop and supply movements, and assessing bombing damage. Placing “before” and “after” pho- tos of a location into adjacent slide projectors, intelligence workers super­imposed the two...
Journal Article
Novel (2023) 56 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of twentieth-century New York and includes readings of Eugène Atget's photographs, Nikolai Gogol's novel Dead Souls , and contemporary television procedurals like C.S.I. —texts that may be familiar to many audiences and are productively juxtaposed in Possessed . She also draws our attention to lesser-known...
Journal Article
Novel (2022) 55 (3): 463–479.
Published: 01 November 2022
...” did not become current until the late 1960s ( Allen and Thompson). 5 As disjunctive as these anachronisms are, however, they are as nothing compared to another notable feature of Mumbo Jumbo —namely, the twenty-two images, most of them photographic, that punctuate the novel, not so much...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Novel (2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... is the novel's true plot. In the third and final section, I consider the relationship of The Golden Bowl to the photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn which illustrated the New York edition of the novel and which James discusses in the preface to that edition. His explanation of the difference between...
Journal Article
Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... issue suggests, debates over literary mimesis are illuminated by parallel discussions of lens-based media. Nineteenth-century critics reflexively took up the camera as a metaphor for realist fiction, as when Masson praised Dickens's ability to “photograph the interior of a hut, or . . . drawing-room...
Journal Article
Novel (2018) 51 (2): 188–209.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the MoMA's acquisition of Muniz's Action Photo, after Hans Namuth (1997), in which dribbled chocolate—in a kind of visual onomatopoeia—reproduces the image in Namuth's photograph of Jackson Pollack at work famously making his action art. Respini's description of Muniz as “one of the smartest and funniest...
Journal Article
Novel (2012) 45 (1): 94–110.
Published: 01 May 2012
... not through presence but, contradictorily, through how they are made into “absent referents.” © 2012 by Novel, Inc. 2012 Duke University Press Works Cited Andersen Corinne . “I Am Not Who ‘I’ Pretend to Be: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and Its Photographic Frontispiece...