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Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting : Discredited Practices at the Margins of Mimesis / Yola Schmitz, Annalisa Fischer, Daniel Becker.

Contributor(s): Becker, Daniel [editor.] | Fischer, Annalisa [editor.] | Niehoff, Simone | Sannders, Florencia | Schmitz, Yola [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Edition Kulturwissenschaft ; 128.Publisher: Bielefeld : transcript-Verlag, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783839437629.Subject(s): Art -- Forgeries -- Congresses | Mimesis in art -- Congresses | Aesthetic Practice | Art | Copy | Creativity | Cultural History | Cultural Studies | Cultural Transfer | Culture | Faked Tradition | General Literature Studies | Hoax | Identity Theft | Imitation | Imposter | Literature | Media Aesthetics | Original | Pseudotranslation | Theory of Art | Translation | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular CultureDDC classification: 700 Online resources: Open Access | Cover
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Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Preface / Fischer, Annalisa -- Six Degrees of Separation / Keazor, Henry -- Forgery: The Art of Deception / Bach, Friedrich Teja -- The Artist and the Mountebank / Hylkema, Jacqueline -- Aping the Master / Mühlbacher, Manuel -- Fracture, Facture and the Collecting of Islamic Art / Graves, Margaret S. -- Shape-shifters of Transculturation / Öcal, Tina -- Fake Supreme / Benesch, Klaus -- Reflections on Plagiarism in Jorge Luis Borgesʼs Works / Sannders, Florencia -- "I have chosen to write notes on imaginary books" / Kohlrausch, Laura -- Faked Translations / Schmitz, Yola -- Creating a Cult, Faking Relics / Fenelli, Laura -- Desiring Fakes / Becker, Daniel -- Unmasking the Fake / Niehoff, Simone -- Contributors -- Illustration Credits
Title is part of eBook package:transcript eBook Package English Contemporary 2016-2018Summary: Forgeries are an omnipresent part of our culture and closely related to traditional ideas of authenticity, legality, authorship, creativity, and innovation. Based on the concept of mimesis, this volume illustrates how forgeries must be understood as autonomous aesthetic practices - creative acts in themselves - rather than as mere rip-offs of an original work of art.The proceedings bring together research from different scholarly fields. They focus on various mimetic practices such as pseudo-translations, imposters, identity theft, and hoaxes in different artistic and historic contexts. By opening up the scope of the aesthetic implications of fakes, this anthology aims to consolidate forging as an autonomous method of creation.
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Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Preface / Fischer, Annalisa -- Six Degrees of Separation / Keazor, Henry -- Forgery: The Art of Deception / Bach, Friedrich Teja -- The Artist and the Mountebank / Hylkema, Jacqueline -- Aping the Master / Mühlbacher, Manuel -- Fracture, Facture and the Collecting of Islamic Art / Graves, Margaret S. -- Shape-shifters of Transculturation / Öcal, Tina -- Fake Supreme / Benesch, Klaus -- Reflections on Plagiarism in Jorge Luis Borgesʼs Works / Sannders, Florencia -- "I have chosen to write notes on imaginary books" / Kohlrausch, Laura -- Faked Translations / Schmitz, Yola -- Creating a Cult, Faking Relics / Fenelli, Laura -- Desiring Fakes / Becker, Daniel -- Unmasking the Fake / Niehoff, Simone -- Contributors -- Illustration Credits

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Forgeries are an omnipresent part of our culture and closely related to traditional ideas of authenticity, legality, authorship, creativity, and innovation. Based on the concept of mimesis, this volume illustrates how forgeries must be understood as autonomous aesthetic practices - creative acts in themselves - rather than as mere rip-offs of an original work of art.The proceedings bring together research from different scholarly fields. They focus on various mimetic practices such as pseudo-translations, imposters, identity theft, and hoaxes in different artistic and historic contexts. By opening up the scope of the aesthetic implications of fakes, this anthology aims to consolidate forging as an autonomous method of creation.

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