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Visual Cultures

Author: James Elkins
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the place of visuality and literacy in specific nations around the world, and includes essays on the value accorded to the visual and the verbal in Japan, Poland, China, Russia, Ireland, and Slovenia. It also raises and explores issues of national identity, and provides information for future research
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Elkins
ISBN: 9781841503073 184150307X
OCLC Number: 759717298
Description: 112 p. : illustrations
Contents: Indhold: Slovenia : visuality and literarity in Slovene culture / Andrej Smrekar --
Japan : lost in translation, or Nothing to see but everything / Sunil Manghani --
Ireland : words upon the windowpane : image, text, and Irish culture / Luke Gibbons --
Poland : a visually-oriented literary culture? / Kris Van Heuckelom --
China : verbal above visual : a Chinese perspective / Ding Ning --
Russia : to read, to look : teaching visual studies in Moscow / Viktoria Musvik --
Critical response / Esther Sánchez-Pardo.
Responsibility: edited by James Elkins

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