1st Edition

Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Edited By Mark Durden Copyright 2013
    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    296 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    Alphabetical List of Entries  Contributors  Preface  Fifty Key Writers  Glossary  Index


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