Visual culture: An introduction / Edition 1

Visual culture: An introduction / Edition 1

by John A. Walker, Sarah Chaplin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0719050200

ISBN-13: 9780719050206

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Manchester University Press


It is the only guide to the subject written specifically for undergraduates. The authors draw upon many years of teaching experience in this field. The coverage is systematic, and the writing accessible.

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It is the only guide to the subject written specifically for undergraduates. The authors draw upon many years of teaching experience in this field. The coverage is systematic, and the writing accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719050206
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

1. Concepts of Culture

2. The Concept of the Visual

3. Visual Culture as a Field of Studies, and the Origins of Visual Culture Studies

4. Coping with Theory

5. Production, Distribution and Consumption Model

6. Institutions

7. Looks, the Gaze and Surveillance

8. Visual Literacy and Visual Poetics

9. Modes of Analysis

10. The Pleasures of Visual Culture

11. The Canon and Concepts of Value

12. Visual Culture and Commerce

13. New Technologies

Appendix: Modular Schemes

Bibliography

Index

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