photics


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photics

(ˈfəʊtɪks)
n
the science of light

pho•tics

(ˈfoʊ tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science of light.

photics

the study of light.
See also: Light
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Among the topics are aspects of optics in the 17th century, discursive intersections on the subject of light in English Renaissance literature, notes on representations of light by Novalis for a treatise he never wrote, the light of memory in Charlotte Bronte's mature fiction, epiphanies of light from Raphaelle Peale's Venus Rising from the Sea, the visuality of the text, the psychiatric eye between biology and society during the 19th century, the enlightened photographical practice of four contemporary British artists, and physics as photics or the light of relativity.