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Published: 22 June 2020

408 Pages | 88 figures


ISBN: 9780190051266

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Psychomotor Aesthetics

Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Ana Hedberg Olenina

  • Examines notions of expressive movement and kinesthetic empathy in Russian avant-garde film and literature
  • Historicizes the relationship between psychophysiology and the arts in early 20th-century Russia, revealing a dialog between Russian, European, and American sources
  • Provides a critical evaluation of Modernist authors responses to psychophysiology and psychotechnics, with implications for todays neurocognitive approaches to aesthetics

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