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Visual culture.

Author: Richard Howells; Joaquim Negreiros
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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"The first part of the book is concerned with differing theoretical approaches to visual analysis, and includes chapters on iconology, form, art history, ideology, semiotics and hermeneutics. The second part shifts from a theoretical to a medium-based approach and comprises chapters on fine art, photography, film, television and new media. These investigate the complex relationship between reality and visual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Howells; Joaquim Negreiros
ISBN: 9780745650708 0745650708 9780745650715 0745650716
OCLC Number: 772961864
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: xiii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Theory: Iconology --
Form --
Art history --
Ideology --
Semiotics --
Hermeneutics --
pt. 2. Media: Fine art --
Photography --
Film --
Television --
New media.

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* Fully revised, expanded and updated edition of the successful Visual Culture textbook. * Designed to introduce students to the analysis of a broad range of visual texts, including paintings,  Read more...

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"This second edition is a comprehensive, sophisticated, eminently readable analysis of what everyone sees but almost no one notices." John Stilgoe, Harvard University "Generous, wide-ranging, always Read more...

 
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