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