Individuals and Authors Cited in Unflattening

This page will include a list of individuals and authors mentioned in Unflattening. The names will be linked to brief biographical sketches. As this project develops, we hope that the initial sketches will be more fully developed by student authors. You may send resources, student projects, questions, or comments to unflattening@scholarlyvoices.org.

  • Alice from Alice in Wonderland (p. 93, 144)
  • Abbott, Edwin A. (p. 22-23)
  • Arnheim, Rudolf (p. 34)
  • Bacon, Francis (p. 3)
  • Bakhtin, Mikhail Mikhailovich (p. 3)
  • Borg from Star Trek (p. 3-5, 10, 157)
  • Calvino, Italio (p. 3)
  • Carse, James (p. 42)
  • Cavafy, Constantine (p. 42)
  • Copernicus (p. 33, 95)
  • Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz (p. 144)
  • Death from The Seventh Seal in Unflattening (p. 3-5, 157)
  • Decartes (p. 54, 55, 56, 138)
  • Delenze, Giles, and Félix Guarrari (p. 3)
  • Da Vinci, Leonardo (p. 14, 90)
  • Dewey, John (p. 138)
  • Dorothy from Wizard of Oz (p. 36)
  • Dr. Who (p. 96)
  • Dreyfuss, Simeon (p. 38)
  • Eratosthenes (p. 32, 38, 43)
  • Fauconnier, Gilles and Mark Turner (p.32)
  • Flanning, Denise (p. 3-5, 157)
  • Fuler, Buckminster (p. 57)
  • Furst, Anton (p. 3-5, 7, 9, 157)
  • Giacometti, Alberto (p. 3-5, 157)
  • Gibran, Kahil (p. 141)
  • van Goethe, Johann Wolfgang (p. 3)
  • Goodman, Nelson (p. 65, 95)
  • Great and Mighty Oz (p. 144)
  • Groensteen, Thierry (p. 62)
  • Green, Maxine (p. 89)
  • Harvey, R.C. (p. 3)
  • Hayakawa, S.I. (p. 3)
  • Hermes/Mercury (p. 94)
  • James, William (p. 42)
  • Jay, Martin (p. 54)
  • Joyce, James (p. 45)
  • Kane, Rob (p. 91)
  • Knoë, Alva (p. 3)
  • Kollwitz, Käthe (p. 3-5)
  • Lakeoff, Johnson and (p. 3)
  • Latous, Bruno (p. 32)
  • Lewis, David (p. 64)
  • Lockerman (p. 92)
  • Mandelbrot, Benoit (p. 44)
  • Marcus, Herbert (p. 6)
  • Masaki, Suwa and Barbara Tuersky (p. 79)
  • Medusa (p. 110)
  • Mercury/Hermes (p. 25)
  • McCloud, Scott (p. 61)
  • McGilchrist, Ian (p. 63)
  • Moffett, Chris (p. 80)
  • Mona Lisa (p. 90)
  • Munch, Edvard (p. 3-5, 7, 18, 157)
  • Murdock (p. 54)
  • Pelaprat, Etiene and Michael Cole (p. 90)
  • Perseus (p. 94, 110)
  • Plato (p. 54, 56)
  • Root-Bernstein, Robert S. (p. 81)
  • Rosand, David (p. 74)
  • Russell, Bertrand (p. 67)
  • Scarecrow from Wizard of Oz (p. 144)
  • Snow, C.P. (p. 38)
  • Snow White; especially glass slipper (p. 144)
  • Spiegelman, Art (p. 66)
  • Square, A. (p. 22-23)
  • Stafford, Barbara Maria (p. 81)
  • Superman (p. 96)
  • Taylor, Fred W. (p. 146)
  • Tin Woodsman from Wizard of Oz (p. 32)
  • Tufte, Edward (p. 64)
  • Scheherazade (p. 95)
  • da Vinci, Leonardo (p. 14, 91)
  • Vitruvian Man (p. 3)
  • Ware, Chris (p. 66)



Image from "Scheherazade, Art and Science" (February 6, 2014)
© Nick Sousanis and reprinted with permission