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Domain of Images / Edition 1
     

Domain of Images / Edition 1

by James Elkins
 

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ISBN-10: 0801487242

ISBN-13: 2900801487247

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Elkins begins by demonstrating the arbitrariness of current criteria used by art historians for selecting images for study. He urges scholars to adopt, instead, the far broader criteria of the young field of image studies. After analyzing the philosophic underpinnings of this interdisciplinary field, he surveys the entire range of images, from calligraphy to

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Elkins begins by demonstrating the arbitrariness of current criteria used by art historians for selecting images for study. He urges scholars to adopt, instead, the far broader criteria of the young field of image studies. After analyzing the philosophic underpinnings of this interdisciplinary field, he surveys the entire range of images, from calligraphy to mathematical graphs and abstract painting. Throughout, Elkins blends philosophic analysis with historical detail to produce a startling new sense of such basic terms as pictures, writing, and notation.

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ISBN-13:
2900801487247
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304

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