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The eye's mind : literary modernism and visual culture /

by Jacobs, Karen.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001Description: viii, 311 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0801437490 (alk. paper); 0801486491 (pbk.).Subject(s): Literature, Modern -- History and criticism. -- 20th century | Modernism (Literature)
Contents:
Introduction : Modernism and the body as afterimage -- The eye's mind : self-detection in James's The sacred fount and Nabokov's The eye -- Two mirrors facing : Freud, Blanchot, and the logic of invisibility -- From "Spyglass" to "Horizon" : tracking the anthropological gaze in Zora Neale Hurston -- One-eyed jacks and three-eyed monsters : visualizing embodiment in Ralph Ellison's Invisible man -- Spectacles of violence, stages of art : Walter Benjamin and Virginia Woolf's dialectic -- Modernist seductions : materializing mass culture in Nathanael West's The day of the locust -- Postscript : From "Our glass lake" : photo/graphic memory in Nabokov's Lolita.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-301) and index.

Introduction : Modernism and the body as afterimage -- The eye's mind : self-detection in James's The sacred fount and Nabokov's The eye -- Two mirrors facing : Freud, Blanchot, and the logic of invisibility -- From "Spyglass" to "Horizon" : tracking the anthropological gaze in Zora Neale Hurston -- One-eyed jacks and three-eyed monsters : visualizing embodiment in Ralph Ellison's Invisible man -- Spectacles of violence, stages of art : Walter Benjamin and Virginia Woolf's dialectic -- Modernist seductions : materializing mass culture in Nathanael West's The day of the locust -- Postscript : From "Our glass lake" : photo/graphic memory in Nabokov's Lolita.

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