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1st Edition

Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Edited By

Mark Durden

ISBN 9780415549455
Published February 7, 2013 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book 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.

Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Entries  Contributors  Preface  Fifty Key Writers  Glossary  Index

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