surround

(redirected from enframement)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to enframement: registrable, multifold

sur·round

(sŭr-ownd'),
Milieu; environment.

sur·round

(sŭr-ownd')
Milieu; environment.
References in periodicals archive ?
Following Heidegger's infamous argument for poesies instead of enframement, he argues: "To reiterate, the goal is not any particular interpretation of beings, naming of being itself, or instituting any one relation to being: the questioning itself is the goal of the search because, in asking the question, the sending is never begun; the world is held open." Whatever mystery might mean, it is a stance toward the world that admits we cannot fully know any thing; rather, in the end, we must admit a certain amount of agnosticism or unknowing.
In many ways, video games are indelibly linked to the atopic, technological enframement of space--in fact, they have their roots in the "Space Race." When the first video game, Spacewar!
Wallace's concept of "enframement" could offer headway in conceptualizing a racializing, cinematic gaze that is simultaneously sexual, violent, stagnantly taxonomic, and mobile.
(9) Christine Havelock in her study of the Cnidian Aphrodite asserts (1995, 63) that in literary descriptions of the statue the primary interest was "in her erotic effect, not the design of her architectural enframement." The impulse to question the validity of using the Lucianic text or other literary sources to reconstruct the actual space of the temple is not unwarranted, but I would argue that the author of the Erotes makes the "architectural enframement" indispensable to the experience he projects in viewing Aphrodite's erotic charms.
These boundaries will constitute an "enframement" in Heidegger's terms.