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"[Mitchell] undertakes to explore the nature of images by comparing them with words, or, more precisely, by looking at them from the viewpoint of verbal language. . . . The most lucid exposition of the subject I have ever read."and#8212;Rudolf Arnheim, Times Literary Supplement

Synopsis:

Image, text and ideology.

About the Author

W. J. T. Mitchell is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Art History, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is also coeditor of the journal Critical Inquiry.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Iconology

Part One: The Idea of Imagery

1. What Is an Image?

Part Two: Image versus Text Figures of the Differences

2. Pictures and Paragraphs: Nelson Goodman and the Grammar of Differences

3. Nature and Convention: Gombrich's Illusions

4. Space and Time: Lessing's Laocoon and the Politics of Genre

5. Eye and Ear: Edmund Burke and the Politics of Sensibility

Part Three: Image and Ideology

6. The Rhetoric of Iconoclasm: Marxism, Ideology, and Fetishism

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226532295
Author:
Mitchell, W. J. Thomas
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Mitchell, W. J. Thomas
Subject:
General
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Idols and images
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
19870731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 line drawings
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
9.06x6.13x.57 in. .75 lbs.

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