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Picturing Mexico From the Camera Lucida to Film

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ISBN-10: 0861967011

ISBN-13: 9780861967018

Edition: 2014

Authors: John Fullerton

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This colection explores the early artistic and cultural factors that contributed to the emergence of film in a heterogeneous media environment at the turn of the 20th century. Focusing their attention on lithographs and photographs of Mexico created by European and North American visitors, the contributors study the impact that the introduction in the 19th century of the illustrated newspaper and the popular photographic album of the 19th century had on the private space of the printed page and the ways in which the convergence of these printed media informed the dynamics of the moving image.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 9/1/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 282
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

John Fullerton writes about war, espionage, duty and conscience. Choosing exotic settings from his experiences as a Reuters correspondent, from Afghanistan and Bosnia to Lebanon and South Africa, he portrays the lone individual up against forces much more powerful than himself or herself, and the struggle for survival that inevitably ensues. He is the author of four novels, THE MONKEY HOUSE, A HOSTILE PLACE, THIS GREEN LAND and WHITE BOYS DON'T CRY.

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