Consciousness, Literature and the Arts

Edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

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Series
ISSN: 
1573-2193
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Edited by Gert Hofmann, National University of Ireland, and Snježana Zorić, University of Zadar

Presence of the Body provides an interdisciplinary forum (including literary, performative, philosophical and anthropological approaches) for the dialogue between theory and practice about the impact of the body on human awareness in the fields of art, writing, meditative practice, and performance.
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004328754
E-ISBN: 
9789004334748
Publication date: 
November 2016
€104,00
$125.00

by Rick Cousins

Spike Milligan’s ground-breaking radio comedy program The Goon Show created a universe where time and space expand and contract seemingly at will and without notice. The cosmology featured in The Goon Show was governed by confusion, contradictions, fluidity and uncertainty.
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323704
E-ISBN: 
9789004310704
Publication date: 
October 2016
€95,00
$114.00

by Matthew Escobar, Seton Hall University

The Persistence of the Human explores literary and cinematic works dealing with personal identity and consciousness. Escobar examines works in which traumatic loss challenges identity and the question of “the human” arises concluding that narrative is essential for the self.
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323629
E-ISBN: 
9789004323674
Publication date: 
September 2016
€95,00
$114.00

by Amy Ione, The Diatrope Institute

In her new book Art and the Brain: Plasticity, Embodiment and the Unclosed Circle, Amy Ione offers a profound assessment of our ever-evolving view of the biological brain as it pertains to embodied human experience.
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004322981
E-ISBN: 
9789004322998
Publication date: 
October 2016
€126,00
$151.00

by Nathaniel Wallace, South Carolina State University

Scanning the Hypnoglyph by Nathaniel Wallace is concerned with the representation of sleep, with emphasis on postmodern verbal art and literature. Theories of subjectivity, narrative, and gender are considered, along with key works relevant for delineating a contemporary genre.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004316188
E-ISBN: 
9789004316218
Publication date: 
September 2016
€120,00
$155.00

by Tone Roald, University of Copenhagen.

In The Subject of Aesthetics Tone Roald develops a psychology of art based on people’s descriptions of their own engagement with visual art
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004308718
E-ISBN: 
9789004309012
Publication date: 
December 2015
€44,00
$57.00

Anthony Squiers

This book presents Brecht’s thought in the context of a revolutionary Marxist aesthetic and explores his vision of consciousness as it relates to historical materialism, the dialectic of enlightenment, social ontology, epistemology and ethics.
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Volume: 
44
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038998
E-ISBN: 
9789401211819
Publication date: 
January 2014
€45,00
$59.00

Gregory F. Tague

Making Mind: Moral Sense and Consciousness in Philosophy, Science, and Literature posits the genesis of narrative as an adaptive function stemming from consciousness and moral sense. The book is unique with its idea of the individual character evolving narrative in relation to the group. Central...
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Volume: 
43
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038950
Publication date: 
January 2014
€72,00
$95.00

Jakub Lipski

In recent decades the masquerade has enjoyed a revival in literary and cultural studies. It has been seen as a symptom of the irrational trends permeating the Age of Reason and as a sign of the instability, arbitrariness as well as non-essentiality of personal identity; notions testifying to...
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038899
Publication date: 
January 2014
€51,00
$67.00

Natasha Lushetich

Focusing on the most definition-resistant art movement in history and departing from its two chief characteristics: intermediality and interactivity, this book develops an original theory of practice, the experiential philosophy of non-duality, which is the philosophy of dynamic co-constitutivity...
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038516
Publication date: 
January 2014
€66,00
$83.00

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