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The dream of the moving statue 1st pbk. ed

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Gross, Kenneth.
Title Statement
The dream of the moving statue / Kenneth Gross.
판사항
1st pbk. ed.
Publication, Distribution, etc
University Park, Pa. :   Pennsylvania State University Press ,   2006.  
Physical Medium
xviii, 251 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0271029005 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9780271029009 (pbk. : alk. paper)
요약
"The fantasy of a sculpture that moves, speaks, or responds, a statue that comes to life as an oracle, lover, avenger, mocker, or monster - few images are more familiar or seductive. The living statue appears in ancient creation narratives, the myths of Pygmalion and Don Juan, lyric poetry from the Greek Anthology to Rilke, and romantic fairy tales; it is a recurrent theme in ballet and opera, in philosophy, psychoanalysis, and film. What does it mean for the statue that stands immobile in gallery or square to step down from its pedestal or speak out of its silence? What is it in this fantasy that animates us?" "Kenneth Gross explores the implications of fictive statues in biblical and romantic narrative; in the poetry of Ovid, Michelangelo, Blake, Rilke, and Stevens; in the drama of Shakespeare; in the writings of Freud and Wittgenstein. He also considers their place in the poetry of such contemporaries as Richard Howard and the films of Charlie Chaplin, Francois Truffaut, and Peter Greenaway. In the motif of the moving statue, we can see how the reciprocal ambitions of writing and sculpture play off each other, often producing deeply paradoxical figures of life and voice. Stories of the living statue point to the uncertain ways in which our desires, fantasies, and memories are bound to the realm of unliving objects. Clarifying the sources of our fascination with real and imaginary statues, this book asks us to reconsider some of our most basic assumptions about the uses of fantasy and fiction." "Eloquent and evocative, The Dream of the Moving Statue will capture and hold a wide audience."--BOOK JACKET.
General Note
Originally published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1992.  
Content Notes
1. Signs of Life: An Introduction -- 2. Death of Sculpture -- 3. Eating the Statue -- 4. Idolomachia -- 5. You May Touch This Statue -- 6. Resisting Pygmalion -- 7. Crossings -- 8. Space Between -- 9. Talking with Statues -- 10. Thing Itself (Which Does Not Move) -- Coda: Ordinary Statues.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-246) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Arts -- Psychological aspects. Statues -- Psychological aspects. Sculpture -- Psychological aspects. Personification in art. Fantastic, The.
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245 1 4 ▼a The dream of the moving statue / ▼c Kenneth Gross.
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260 ▼a University Park, Pa. : ▼b Pennsylvania State University Press , ▼c 2006.
300 ▼a xviii, 251 p. : ▼b ill. ; ▼c 23 cm.
500 ▼a Originally published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1992.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-246) and index.
505 0 0 ▼g 1. ▼t Signs of Life: An Introduction -- ▼g 2. ▼t Death of Sculpture -- ▼g 3. ▼t Eating the Statue -- ▼g 4. ▼t Idolomachia -- ▼g 5. ▼t You May Touch This Statue -- ▼g 6. ▼t Resisting Pygmalion -- ▼g 7. ▼t Crossings -- ▼g 8. ▼t Space Between -- ▼g 9. ▼t Talking with Statues -- ▼g 10. ▼t Thing Itself (Which Does Not Move) -- ▼t Coda: Ordinary Statues.
520 1 ▼a "The fantasy of a sculpture that moves, speaks, or responds, a statue that comes to life as an oracle, lover, avenger, mocker, or monster - few images are more familiar or seductive. The living statue appears in ancient creation narratives, the myths of Pygmalion and Don Juan, lyric poetry from the Greek Anthology to Rilke, and romantic fairy tales; it is a recurrent theme in ballet and opera, in philosophy, psychoanalysis, and film. What does it mean for the statue that stands immobile in gallery or square to step down from its pedestal or speak out of its silence? What is it in this fantasy that animates us?" "Kenneth Gross explores the implications of fictive statues in biblical and romantic narrative; in the poetry of Ovid, Michelangelo, Blake, Rilke, and Stevens; in the drama of Shakespeare; in the writings of Freud and Wittgenstein. He also considers their place in the poetry of such contemporaries as Richard Howard and the films of Charlie Chaplin, Francois Truffaut, and Peter Greenaway. In the motif of the moving statue, we can see how the reciprocal ambitions of writing and sculpture play off each other, often producing deeply paradoxical figures of life and voice. Stories of the living statue point to the uncertain ways in which our desires, fantasies, and memories are bound to the realm of unliving objects. Clarifying the sources of our fascination with real and imaginary statues, this book asks us to reconsider some of our most basic assumptions about the uses of fantasy and fiction." "Eloquent and evocative, The Dream of the Moving Statue will capture and hold a wide audience."--BOOK JACKET.
650 0 ▼a Arts ▼x Psychological aspects.
650 0 ▼a Statues ▼x Psychological aspects.
650 0 ▼a Sculpture ▼x Psychological aspects.
650 0 ▼a Personification in art.
650 0 ▼a Fantastic, The.
945 ▼a KINS

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