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Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture Reader

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ISBN-10: 0415308666

ISBN-13: 9780415308663

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jeannene M. Przyblyski, Vanessa R. Schwartz

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The nineteenth century is central to contemporary discussions of visual culture. This reader brings together for the first time key writings about the period, exploring such topics as photographs, exhibitions and advertising. Suggesting that "modernity" rather than "modernism" is a valuable way of understanding the changes particular to the visual culture of the time, the editors investigate the variety of nineteenth-century images, technologies and visual experiences, stressing in particular the very consciousness of vision and visuality. The reader begins with three specially written essays about definitions of visual culture as an object of study. "Genealogies" introduces key writings…    
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.93" wide x 9.65" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Visual Culture and Disciplinary Practices
Technology and Vision
Practices of Display and the Circulation of Images
Cities and the Built Environment
Inside and Out: Seeing the Personal and the Political