Related Books

Imaginary Museums
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Nicolette Polek
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-14 - Publisher: Catapult

In this collection of compact fictions, Nicolette Polek transports us to a gently unsettling realm inhabited by disheveled landlords, a fugitive bride, a seamstress who forgets what people look like, and two rival falconers from neighboring towns. They find themselves in bathhouses, sports bars, grocery stores, and forests in search
Imaginary Museums
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Nicolette Polek
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-14 - Publisher: Soft Skull Press

Twenty-six surreal miniatures about displacement, mystery, and transformation from an exquisite and original debut voice
The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works : An Essay in the Philosophy of Music
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Lydia Goehr
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-03-26 - Publisher: Clarendon Press

What is the difference between a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and the symphony itself? What does it mean for musicians to be faithful to the works they perform? To answer such questions, Lydia Goehr combines philosophical and historical methods of enquiry. Finding Anglo-American philosophy inadequate for the task, she
Proust's Imaginary Museum
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Gabrielle Townsend
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This study of Marcel Proust's creative imagination examines an aspect of the novel that has hitherto been largely overlooked: the author's dependence on secondary visual sources. Gabrielle Townsend argues that reproductions play a key role in the work's complex, multi-layered structure.
Writing and Heritage in Contemporary Spain
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Stuart Davis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Tamesis Books

This volume is an innovative exploration of cultural heritage through museum studies, metacriticism and literary criticism.