The Object Reader

Author: Fiona Candlin
ISBN: 9780415452298
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This unique collection frames the classic debates on objects and aims to generate new ones by reshaping the ways in which the object can be taught and studied, from a wide variety of disciplines and fields.

The Nineteenth Century Visual Culture Reader

Author: Vanessa R. Schwartz
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415308663
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The nineteenth century is central to contemporary discussions of visual culture. This reader brings together key writings on the period, exploring such topics as photographs, exhibitions and advertising.

The Feminism And Visual Culture Reader

Author: Amelia Jones
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415267052
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A valuable reference for students of visual culture and gender studies, this is both a framework within which to understand the shifts in feminist thinking in visual studies and an overview of the most significant feminist theories in this ...

Byzantine Art And Diplomacy In An Age Of Decline

Author: Cecily J. Hilsdale
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107033306
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than objects.51 As extended gestures of their givers, they become metonymic
evocations of the desires and aspirations of their creators. While I insist on the
strategic nature of gifts – and accordingly read their visual programs in light of the
very precise political ... The Object Reader. In Sight: Visual Culture (Abingdon,

Shoah Presence Architectural Representations Of The Holocaust

Author: Eran Neuman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317055233
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Architecture Culture: 1943–1968, (New York: Rizzoli, 1993). Godfrey, Mark,
Abstraction and the Holocaust, (New ... Guins, Raiford, The Object Reader, In
Sight: Visual Culture Series, Vol. 1, eds Guins, Raiford and Candlin, Fiona, (
London and ...

The Visual Culture Reader

Author: Nicholas Mirzoeff
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415252218
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In earlv modern scientific method's eflort to at once distinguish subject and object
and vet bridge the gulf between them, ... with the nose as an open orifice and the
sense ol smell as a penetration of the subject which they contrast with sight.

The Origins Of Visual Culture In The Islamic Tradition

Author: Mohammed Hamdouni Alami
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1784530409
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Beauty, says ibn al-Haytham, is perceptible to the sense of sight according to
different modalities. ... Furthermore, a close reading of Book III of the Kita ̄b al-
Mana ̄z ̇ir, which is devoted to 'The exposition of the Ma'a ̄nı ̄ that the ... This
implies that 'contemplative perception, an operation involving the inspection of all

The Disability Studies Reader

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415953340
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In April 2004, I was invited to speak at a conference on visual culture at the
University of California, Berkeley. ... In my last book, Sight Unseen, I attempted to
show blindness through my own experience, and a survey of representations of
... In one instance, he compares the way the Hypothetical's stick detects the
density and resistance of objects in his path, to the way light acts on objects the
eye looks at.

The Handbook Of Visual Culture

Author: Ian Heywood
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1847885756
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TIM DANT Most humans largely take for granted their capacity to see things—
apart from those who have a sight impairment, human ... concern but I want to
focus hereonone particular aspect,the waywesee'things'—by which I
meanmaterial objects,the stuff of material culture. ... The semiological approach
hastendedto translate thewaywesee things intoaprocessof 'reading' discretesigns
,a process that ...