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Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Edited by Mark Durden

Routledge – 2012 – 274 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Description

A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and examines the shifting perception of the medium over the course of its 170 year history. Key writers discussed include:

  • Roland Barthes
  • Susan Sontag
  • Jacques Derrida
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Geoffrey Batchen

Fully cross-referenced and in an A-Z format, this is an accessible and engaging introductory guide.

Contents

Alphabetical List of Entries Contributors Preface Fifty Key Writers Glossary Index

Author Bio

Mark Durden is Professor of Photography at University of Wales, Newport.

Name: Fifty Key Writers on Photography (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Mark Durden. A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of...
Categories: Photography  , Photography, Visual Culture, Visual Arts, Theory, History of Art