Poetics of the Iconotext

Poetics of the Iconotext

Liliane Louvel


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 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 considering in French text/image thought and visible reports. concentrating on the entire spectrum of text/image family, from medieval illuminated manuscripts to electronic books, Louvel starts through introducing keywords and situating her paintings within the context of vital 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 photographs upon writerly and readerly textual 'spaces.' half III adopts a phenomenological process in the direction of the reading-viewing event as expressed in conceptual different types that come with the hint, focal diversity, synesthesia, and rhythm and velocity. the result's a provocative interaction of the explicit and the subjective that invitations readers to imagine immediately extra accurately and extra inventively approximately texts, pictures, and the intersections among the 2.

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