The Photography Reader / Edition 1

The Photography Reader / Edition 1

by Liz Wells
     
 

ISBN-10: 041524661X

ISBN-13: 9780415246613

Pub. Date: 07/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the development of ideas about photography. Each themed section features

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The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the development of ideas about photography. Each themed section features an editor's introduction setting ideas and debates in their historical and theoretical context.

Sections include: Reflections on Photography; Photographic Seeing; Coding and Rhetoric; Photography and the Postmodern; Photo-digital; Documentary and Photojournalism; The Photographic Gaze; Image and Identity; Institutions and Contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415246613
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
256,145
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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