Kagan essay receives high praise
Kagan essay receives high praiseDate posted: 2007-01-23 12:51:00
International Journal of Communication
Vol 1 (2007)
Howard S. Becker, Robert R. Faulkner and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, eds., Art from Start to Finish: Jazz, Painting, Writing, and Other Improvisations, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006, xvii + 234 pp., illus., $24 (paperback).
Excerpt from the review by Scott Saul:
'"Ever have the experience of standing in a sunny field," Kagan asks, "and feeling yourself shudder with the sudden chill of a passing cloud overhead? Or perhaps you remember sitting in the shade of a tree to get away from the hot sun." He continues: "In either case you were inside such a cool and dark volume. And it wasn't so much a visual experience as it was a feeling." Reading Kagan's essay at this point, I felt another sort of chill — of recognition and estrangement, a feeling that Shklovsky would easily identify as the sign of artistic power and one that more social scientists might explore, in the declared spirit of this collection."
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