Research Group Aesthetic Imaginaries

Readings of interest

Various readings of interest to “aesthetic imaginaries”.

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Appadurai, Arjun, Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization, University of Minnesota Press, 1996

Bieger, Laura, Saldívar, Ramón, and Voelz, Johannes, “The Imaginary and its Worlds: An Introduction,” The Imaginary and its Worlds: American Studies after the Transnational Turn, eds. Bieger, Saldívar, and Voelz, UPNE, 2013.

Campanelli, Vito, “New Aesthetic in the Perspective of Social Photography,”

Postdigital Aesthetics: Art, Computation, and Design, eds. David Berry and Michael Dieter, Palgrave, 2015.

Fluck, Winfried, “Imaginary Space; or, Space as Aesthetic Object,” Space in America, eds. Klaus Benesch and Kerstin Schmidt, Rodopi, 2005.

Ghosh, Ranjan, “The Figure that Robert Frost’s Poetics Make: Singularity and Sanskrit Poetry,” Singularity and Transnational Poetics, ed. Birgit Mara Kaiser, Routledge, 2015.

Johannessen, Lene and Moi, Ruben, “Imaginary,” Border Aesthetics: Concepts and Intersections, eds. Johan Schimanski and Stephen F. Wolfe, Berghahn Books, 2017.

Lotman, Yuri M., “On the Semiosphere,” trans. Wilma Clark, Sign System Studies 33, 2005.

Lotman, Yuri M., Universe of the Mind: A Semiotic Theory of Culture, London/N.Y., I. B. Tauris, 1992.

Macé, Marielle, “Ways of Reading, Modes of Being”, trans. Marlon Jones. New Literary History, 44: 2, 2013.

Taylor, Charles, Modern Social Imaginaries, Duke UP, 2004.

Smelik, Anneke, ed. The Scientific Imaginary in Visual Culture, V&R Unipress 2010.