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The Photograph - A Strange Confined Space

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This richly evocative study of photography has two major emphases. The first is that the language of description (be it title, caption, or text) is deeply implicated in how a viewer looks at photographs. The more detailed the description, the more precisely the viewer's observation is directed. This leads to the second emphasis, that the use of a photograph determines its meaning. The imaginative use of photographs as metaphor is explored in works of literature by Marcel Proust, Robert Lowell, Roland Barthes, and Robert Musil.

Contains many B&W photographic images.

This hardback copy is in "as new" condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Price, Mary
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
Presumed 1st Edition - 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0804723087
ISBN-13:
9780804723084
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Title:
The Photograph - A Strange Confined Space

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This richly evocative study of photography has two major emphases. The first is that the language of description (be it title, caption, or text) is deeply implicated in how a viewer looks at photographs. The more detailed the description, the more precisely the viewer's observation is directed. This leads to the second emphasis, that the use of a photograph determines its meaning. The imaginative use of photographs as metaphor is explored in works of literature by Marcel Proust, Robert Lowell, Roland Barthes, and Robert Musil.

Contains many B&W photographic images.

This hardback copy is in "as new" condition.

Author(s):
Price, Mary
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
Presumed 1st Edition - 1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0804723087
ISBN-13:
9780804723084
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Title:
The Photograph - A Strange Confined Space

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