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A graceful, contemplative volume, Camera Lucida was first published in 1979. Commenting on artists such as Avedon, Clifford, Mapplethorpe, and Nadar, Roland Barthes presents photography as being outside the codes of language or culture, acting on the body as much as on the mind, and rendering death and loss more acutely than any other medium. This groundbreaking approach established Camera Lucida as one of the most important books of theory on the subject, along with Susan Sontags On Photography.

About the Author

ROLAND BARTHES was born in 1915. A French literary theorist, philosopher, and critic, he influenced the development of schools of theory, including structuralism, semiotics, existentialism, social theory, Marxism, and post-structuralism. He died in 1980.

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ISBN:
9780374532338
Author:
Barthes, Roland
Publisher:
Hill & Wang
Foreword by:
DYER, GEOFF
Foreword:
DYER, GEOFF
Author:
Howard, Richard
Author:
Barth
Author:
es, Roland
Author:
DYER, GEOFF
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 Black-and-White Photographs
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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