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Picture theory

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What precisely, W. J. T. Mitchell asks, are pictures (and theories of pictures) doing now, in the late twentieth century, when the power of the visual is said to be greater than ever before, and the "pictorial turn" supplants the "linguistic turn" in the study of culture? This book by one of America's leading theorists of visual representation offers a rich account of the interplay between the visible and the readable across culture, from literature to visual art to the mass media.

Published by The University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Paperback, 445 pages. Very good condition, no spine damage. There are some passages that have been underlined in pencil inside the book. Numerous black and white illustrations.

Item details

Author(s):
W J T Mitchell
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226532321
ISBN-13:
9780226532325
Number of pages:
445
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Picture Theory

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What precisely, W. J. T. Mitchell asks, are pictures (and theories of pictures) doing now, in the late twentieth century, when the power of the visual is said to be greater than ever before, and the "pictorial turn" supplants the "linguistic turn" in the study of culture? This book by one of America's leading theorists of visual representation offers a rich account of the interplay between the visible and the readable across culture, from literature to visual art to the mass media.

Published by The University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Paperback, 445 pages. Very good condition, no spine damage. There are some passages that have been underlined in pencil inside the book. Numerous black and white illustrations.

Author(s):
W J T Mitchell
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226532321
ISBN-13:
9780226532325
Number of pages:
445
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Picture Theory

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