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This reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production, 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, essays trace the development of ideas about photography. Each thematic 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; image and identity; the photographic gaze; institutions and contexts. It includes essays by: Rudolf Arnheim, Jan Avgikos, David A. Bailey, Roland Barthes, Geoffrey Batchen, Walter Benjamin, Ossip Brik, Victor Burgin, Jane Collins, Umberto Eco, Steve Edwards, Abigail Solomon Godeau, Andy Grundberg, Stuart Hall, bell hooks, Angela Kelly, Sarah Kember, Annette Kuhn, Lucy Lippard, Martin Lister, Catherine Lutz, Roberta McGrath, Lee Manovich, Rosy Martin, Christian Metz, W T Mitchell, Wright Morris, Marjorie Perloff, Susan Sontag, Jo Spence, John Szarkowski, Edward Weston and Peter Wollen.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415246606
ISBN-10: 0415246601
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 492
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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