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Camera lucida : reflections on photography

Author: Roland Barthes
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind."--Alibris.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Barthes
ISBN: 0809033402 9780809033409 0374521344 9780374521349
OCLC Number: 7307145
Notes: Translation of: La chambre claire.
Description: 119 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Specialty of the photograph --
The photography unclassifiable --
Emotion as departure --
Operator, spectrum and spectator --
He who is photographed --
The spectator: chaos of tastes --
Photography as adventure --
A casual phenomenology --
Duality --
Studium and punctum --
Studium --
To inform --
To paint --
to surprise --
To signify --
To waken desire --
The unary photography --
Co-presence of the studium and the punctum --
Punctum: partial feature --
Involunatry feature --
Satori --
After-the-fact and silence --
Blind field --
Palinode --
"One evening ..." --
History as separation --
To recognize --
The winter garden photograph --
The little girl --
Ariadne --
The family, the mother --
"That-has-been" --
The pose --
The luminous rays, color --
Amazement --
Authentication --
Stasis --
Flat death --
Time as punctum --
Private/public --
To scrutinize --
Resemblance --
Lineage --
Camera lucida --
The "air" --
The look --
Madness, pity --
The photograph tames.
Other Titles: Chambre claire.
Reflections on photography
Responsibility: Roland Barthes ; translated by Richard Howard.

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"Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind."--Alibris.

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