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CONTENTS Preface xi Introduction Fritz Kahn, Modernity, and the Invention of Conceptual Scientific Illustration 1 1. Reading Kahn and the Homunculus 11 2. “Much Better Than Words”: Pictured Knowledge and the Rhetoric of Visuality 29 3. Ocularcentric! Conceptual Illustration at Work in the “Great Loop” 49 4. Variety Show: The Studio of Kahn and Its Visual Devices 71 5. Kahn’s Take Away: Conceptual Scientific Illustration’s Iconophilic Diaspora 133 6. “To Picture the Body”: Kahn’s Images in the Postmodern Afterlife 163 Epilogue Toward a Theory of the Homunculus 185 Acknowledgments 193 Fritz Kahn: A Chronology 197 Notes 199 Index 239 This page deliberately left blank ...

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ISBN
9781452915777
Related ISBN
9781517900212
MARC Record
OCLC
956584181
Pages
272
Launched on MUSE
2017-04-07
Language
English
Open Access
No
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