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Picturing Time The Work of Etienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904)

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ISBN-10: 0226071758

ISBN-13: 9780226071756

Edition: 1994

Authors: Marta Braun

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Etienne-Jules Marey was an inventor whose methods of recording movement revolutionized our way of visualizing time and motion. Best remembered for his chronophotography, Marey constructed a single-camera system that led the way to cinematography. Picturing Time, the first complete survey of Marey's work, investigates the far reaching effects of Marey's inventions on stream-of-consciousness literature, psychoanalysis, Bergsonian philosophy, and the art of cubists and futurists. Braun offers a fascinating look at how Marey's chronophotography was used to express the profound transformation in understanding and experiencing time that occurred in the late nineteenth century. Featuring 335…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Marey and His Work
Brains in His Fingertips
The Writing of Life: The Graphic Method
Reinventing the Camera: The Photographic Method
Animating Images: The Cinematographic Method
The Last Work
Marey's Legacy
Marey, Muybridge, and Motion Pictures
Marey, Modern Art, and Modernism
Marey and the Organization of Work Conclusion: Inventing the Inventor Catalog
Photographic Negatives and Prints Catalog
Original Chronophotographic and Photographic Experiments Catalog
Films Notes
Bibliography of Works by Marey