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Short History of the Shadow

Short History of the Shadow

by Victor I. Stoichita
     
 

ISBN-10: 1861890001

ISBN-13: 9781861890009

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited

Stoichita's compelling account untangles the history of one of the most enduring challenges to beset Western art - the depiction and meanings of shadows.

"discriminating, inspired interrogation ... dazzling analysis"—Marina Warner, Tate Magazine

"Ambitious and a pleasure to read ... a thoroughly worthwhile book."—Times Higher Education

Overview

Stoichita's compelling account untangles the history of one of the most enduring challenges to beset Western art - the depiction and meanings of shadows.

"discriminating, inspired interrogation ... dazzling analysis"—Marina Warner, Tate Magazine

"Ambitious and a pleasure to read ... a thoroughly worthwhile book."—Times Higher Education Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861890009
Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Essays in Art and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Shadow Stage
2. The Shadow of the Flesh
3. A Shadow on the Painting
4. Around 'The Uncanny'
5. Man and his Doubles
6. Of Shadow and its Reproducibility during the Photographic Era
7. In the Shadow of the Eternal Return
References
List of Illustrations

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