Picturing Poverty: Print Culture and FSA Photographs

Picturing Poverty: Print Culture and FSA Photographs

by Cara A. Finnegan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588341181
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 03/17/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Cara A. Finnegan is assistant professor of speech communication at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface: A Rhetorical History of Photographs Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction: Making Rural Poverty Visible: The Depression, the New Deal, and the Historical Section Chapter 4 1. Imaging Poverty in the Historical Section Chapter 5 2. Social Engineering and Photographic Resistance: Social Science Rhetorics of Poverty in Survey Graphic Chapter 6 3. Intersections of Art and Documentary: Aesthetic Rhetorics of Poverty in U.S. Camera Chapter 7 4. Spectacle of the Downtrodden Other: Popular Rhetorics of Poverty in Look Magazine Chapter 8 Epilogue: Rhetorical Circulation and the Picturing of Poverty

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