Yielding to the complexity of variation, the artist's activity joins the confound, through experienced zones of synaesthetic
and spatio-temporal indistinction" (173, Massumi's emphasis).
Gastronomy is indeed a recurrent topic in Le Tintamarre, and appears across a variety of its rubrics--evidence in itself of a synaesthetic
spirit at work in the newspaper, the title of which means "din" and thus appeals to auditory perception.
She owns up to being synaesthetic
, the neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
41) There obtains something like a trance of observation here, accompanied in a synaesthetic
manner by the sound of "footsteps that seemed to tread behind his own, distinct from the multitudinous tramp around him; and .
With my personal interest in the development of film and religion studies that take seriously the embodied dimension of film reception, I notice that this aspect plays an increasingly important role in the more recent publications: in Brent's analysis of the role of the senses as media in filmmaking and filmviewing that "mediate" and "make" a film in the process of seeing and hearing and through human synaesthetic
capacities, (7) in Ton's focus on the sacramentality of the immanent in the films he works with, (8) and in Sheila's evaluation of elements that address the affective dimensions of viewers.
MacDonald's "Taxonomy" charts the move from a descriptive, visual register ("beak like a hair" describes this specific feature of a wren's anatomy) to a far more complicated, synaesthetic
image: "lime scent in the nose/like scrapings from a goldsmith's cuttle," where the lime scent emanates presumably from the cuttlebone the bird gnaws on.
sound symbolism (Aoki 1994: 15; Bolinger 1980: 19; Hinton et al.
This term--my extension of Richard Dyer's useful concept of the (film) "star image" (2)--references the synaesthetic
collision of the visual aura and sonic information that is the fan's conception of the music star.
Travelling through childhood memories and returning to his hometown, the protagonist whose nickname is Anguilla (2), is confronted with the post-WWII reality of the Langhe in Piedmont, a present constantly juxtaposed with the myths, memories and synaesthetic
sensations evocative of the town he had left behind twenty years earlier.
arguably was a synaesthetic
Gesamtkunstwerk to be experienced by all
Rejoinder to Derrida's Reading of Merleau Ponty.
Their search for synaesthetic
experiences was fundamental to the poet's further development.