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The corporeal image : film, ethnography, and the senses

Author: David Macdougall
Publisher: New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building upon the ideas from his "Transcultural Cinema", the author argues for a different conception of how visual images create human knowledge in a world in which the value of seeing has often  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Macdougall
ISBN: 9780691121567 0691121567
OCLC Number: 849037012
Awards: Winner of Media Ecology Association: Dorothy Lee Award 2007
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2006
Description: XI, 312 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xiii INTRODUCTION: Meaning and Being 1 PART I: MATTER AND IMAGE 11 CHAPTER 1: The Body in Cinema 13 CHAPTER 2: Voice and Vision 32 PART II:IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD 65 CHAPTER 3: Films of Childhood 67 CHAPTER 4: Social Aesthetics and the Doon School 94 CHAPTER 5: Doon School Reconsidered 120 PART III:THE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGINATION 145 CHAPTER 6: Photo Hierarchicus: Signs and Mirrors in Indian Photography 147 CHAPTER 7: Staging the Body: The Photography of Jean Audema 176 PART IV:THE ETHNOGRAPHIC IMAGINATION 211 CHAPTER 8: The Visual in Anthropology 213 CHAPTER 9: Anthropology 's Lost Vision 227 CHAPTER 10: New Principles of Visual Anthropology 264 Filmography 275 Bibliography 283 Index 299
Responsibility: David MacDougall.

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