Semantic analysis: the art of parsing found text

Cook, S. (2018) Semantic analysis: the art of parsing found text. In: Andersson, A. (ed.) Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, pp. 186-196. ISBN 9781442649842

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One of the most important movements in twenty-first century literature is the emergence of conceptual writing. By knowingly drawing on the histories of art and literature, conceptual writing upended traditional categorical conventions. Postscript is the first collection of writings on the subject of conceptual writing by a diverse field of scholars in the realms of art, literature, media, as well as the artists themselves. Using new and old technology, and textual and visual modes including appropriation, transcription, translation, redaction, and repetition, the contributors actively challenge the existing scholarship on conceptual art. Rather than segregating the work of visual artists from that of writers we are shown the ways in which conceptual art is, and remains, a mutually supportive interaction between the arts.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cook, Professor Sarah
Authors: Cook, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Publisher:University of Toronto Press
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