About the Relationship Between Geometries and Technology and Its Impact on Narrative Spaces
Fractals suggest recursivity, infinity and the repetition of a principle of order. They are digital pictures of the universe's continuous movement ignored by mankind during millennia.
This book investigates the relationship existing between geometries and technology, and how it guided cognitive processes and thus the organization of narrative spaces. The author proposes a new approach for the study of media remarking that from Bacon's camera obscura to von Neumann's computers both geometries and technology strongly influenced the organization of narrative spaces, which acquired a fractal character.
FrontmatterSeiten 1 - 6
1. Some Notions of an Infinite SpaceSeiten 1 - 46
Table of ContentsSeiten 7 - 8
AcknowledgementsSeiten 9 - 10
PrefaceSeiten 11 - 16
2. The Geometrical MachineSeiten 47 - 166
3. Film As Spatial OrganizationSeiten 167 - 306
4. Fractal NarrativeSeiten 307 - 352
List of IllustrationsSeiten 353 - 362
BibliographySeiten 363 - 380
8 September 2014, 396 pages
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