Photography and Culture Volume 1 Issue 2

Overview

Photography and Culture is a vehicle for the best critical, reflective and analytical writing on photography, extending a lineage that reaches back through Sontag, Barthes, and Benjamin through to Baudelaire, Fox Talbot and Lady Eastlake. It is pluralistic in its approach and truly inter-disciplinary. It embraces the historic and the contemporary, and is independent of any one prevailing theoretical critical model. It seeks to become the essential text for a new community of interest clustered around those who ...

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Overview

Photography and Culture is a vehicle for the best critical, reflective and analytical writing on photography, extending a lineage that reaches back through Sontag, Barthes, and Benjamin through to Baudelaire, Fox Talbot and Lady Eastlake. It is pluralistic in its approach and truly inter-disciplinary. It embraces the historic and the contemporary, and is independent of any one prevailing theoretical critical model. It seeks to become the essential text for a new community of interest clustered around those who use, reference, interpret or analyse photographic images within their chosen fields in arts and humanities, science and social science from across international academia.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847882226
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 12/23/2008
  • Series: Photography and Culture Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Val Williams is at London College of Communication, UK.

Alison Nordström is an independent scholar.

Kathy Kubicki is at London College of Communication, UK.

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Table of Contents

‘Summer was Inside the Marble’: Marguerite Duras’s and Alain Resnais’s_Hiroshima mon amour_
• Carol Mavor
• Looking at photography: medium, memory and materiality in the post-photographic archive
• Nina Lager Vestberg

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