Divine Madness: On Interpreting Literature, Music, and the Visual Arts Ironically
This book provides a theory that enables the concept of irony to be transferred from the literary to the visual and aural domains. Topics include the historical roots of the concept of irony as modes of oral and literary expression, and how irony relates to spatiality.
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Irony and Mysticism
KABBALAH MEISTER ECKHART AND CELAN
Irony and the Arts
Visualized Dramatic Irony
Drama and Theater
Music Drama and Opera
The Creation of Irony
UNSTABLE STABILITIES IN DICKENSS OLIVER TWIST
STABLE INSTABILITIES IN ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMS PRAISE OF FOLLY
Irony Obliqueness and Incongruities
Litotes and Hyperbole
SIMILES AND INCONGRUITIES IN KAFKA
INTERTEXTUAL IRONY AND PARODY
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN?
The Irony of the Arts
EMPTY SIGNS FULL OF IRONY?
The Spatial Metaphors of Irony
IRONY AND SPATIALITY
Musical Meaning Irony and Value
MUSICAL CONTRASTS AND HUMOR
ROMANTIC IRONY AND SPATIALITY
SHOSTAKOVICH AND THE QUEST FOR INTENTIONS
GOOD MUSIC BAD MUSIC OR IRONIC MUSIC?
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Page 30 - You know, Phaedrus, that's the strange thing about writing which makes it truly analogous to painting. The painter's products stand before us as though they were alive, but, if you question them, they maintain a most majestic silence.