N. Mirzoeff (ed.), The Visual Culture Reader (London, 1998, reprint 1999)

N. Mirzoeff (ed.), The Visual Culture Reader (London, 1998, reprint 1999)



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Book Description

This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of The Visual Culture Reader brings together key writings as well as specially commissioned articles covering a wealth of visual forms including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, advertising, television, cinema and digital culture. The Reader features an introductory section tracing the development of visual culture studies in response to globalization and digital culture, and articles grouped into thematic sections, each prefaced by an introduction by the editor and conclude with suggestions for further reading.

Amazon Synopsis

In response to rapid changes in the emerging interdisciplinary field of visual culture, this thoroughly revised and updated second edition of The Visual Culture Reader brings together key writings as well as specially commissioned articles covering a wealth of visual forms including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, advertising, television, cinema and digital culture. The Reader features an introductory section tracing the development of visual culture studies in response to globalization and digital culture, and articles grouped into thematic sections, each prefaced by an introduction by the editor. Each thematic section includes suggestions for further reading. Thematic sections include: Introductions / Provocations / Conversations Plug-in Theory Imagining Globalization The Space of the Digital Cinema After Film, Television After the Networks Spectacle, Display, Surveillance Technofeminism Visual Colonialism Identity and Transculture The Gaze and Sexuality Taken as a whole, these sixty – three essays provide a comprehensive response to the diversity of contemporary visual culture and address the need of our postmodern culture to render experienc in visual form. Includes essays

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