Dissertation > Literature > Literary Theory > Literary criticism,literature appreciation

An analysis of the phenomenon of literary image

Author FengWenTao
Tutor ZhangXueHai
School Tibet Institute for Nationalities
Course Literature and Art
Keywords pictorialization pictorialization narration literariness
Type Master's thesis
Year 2013
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With China’s consumer society is constantly shaped, consumer culture has had the profound influence to all aspects of cultural life,for its visual dominant. Image with its unique visual presentation, plays a more and more important role in our daily life. This paper starts from the pictorialization of literature of the phenomenon, analysis of the changes in language as the center of the literary tradition. By revealing the image narrative, to grasp the deep meaning of the pictorialization of literature, and then forecast its future prospect.The introduction part: Research by combing the pictorialization of literature at home and abroad, especially the research on visual culture, carries on the analysis to the limitation of present research, definition of the pictorialization of literature.First chapter: Characterization and reasons of the pictorialization of literature. Overall, the pictorialization of literature own four aspects of characterization, the emergence of a large number of books which including much images, the film adaptation of literature, The creation of image tendency, and the interpret of’reading images’. This trend is caused by five reasons, consumer society, the relations between word and image in history, the development of modern technology conditions, modern media mechanism, and the transformation of literature itself. There is close contact with post modernism, growing human visual desire, the development of mass culture and so on。The second chapter:pictorialization narration. It can be seen as characterization of the pictorialization of literature, and can be thought of as the visual characteristics of performance. The relationship between language and image is the core content of image narration. Both the difference in meaning of them, is the root cause of image narration and traditional narrative different, pictorialization narrative is mainly manifested in three aspects, narrative of space, narrative techniques and narrative effect.Chapter three:The significance of the pictorialization of literature. Its impact on the literary work itself is in many aspects, the external form of literature, paying more attention to visual sense, literature expansion, confluent tendencies of literary value and market value. Meanwhile,image rejection word become physical problem, bring the crisis of literature itself. There have been some hidden problems of literariness.The conclusion part:Based on the analysis of paper, to point out several study directions of the pictorialization of literature.

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