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Eigenvalue

On the Gradual Contraction of Media in Movement; Contemplating Media in Art [Sound Image Sense]

Provides the first history and conceptualization of the term 'eigenvalue' (a marker of a form in a medium) and its function in 20th century science, theory and art. Les mer
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Provides the first history and conceptualization of the term 'eigenvalue' (a marker of a form in a medium) and its function in 20th century science, theory and art.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction
1. Mathematics
2. Physics
3. Cybernetics
4. Biology
5. Literary Studies
6. Cultural Studies
Conclusion

Overture
7. Eigenfrequencies - Alvin Lucier's Composition "I am Sitting in a Room"
8. Eigenlight - Bill Morrison's Film Light is Calling
9. Eigenmelody - Thomas Pynchon's Literary Works
Finale

Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Hanjo Berressem is Professor of American Literature at the University of Cologne, Germany. His publications include Pynchon's Poetics: Interfacing Theory and Text and Lines of Desire: Reading Gombrowicz's Fiction with Lacan.