Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
Volume 46, Number 3, September 2013
pp. 1-26 | 10.1353/mos.2013.0028
Seeing and blindness are not true opposites, but rather constitute a complex whole that allows the world to appear. By means of the scotoma, this essay takes up the project of a phenomenological-aesthetic description of the role that blindness plays in seeing and, more specifically, in the seeing of paintings.