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  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924-1939

    By Linda Steer

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La Révolution surréaliste, edited by André Breton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemars Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis

    From Slavery to Jim Crow

    By Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: from Slavery to Jim Crow presents a rich interpretation of African American visual culture. Using Victorian era photographs, engravings, and pictorial illustrations from local and national archives, this unique study examines intersections…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • The Photography Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Terence Wright

    The new edition of The Photography Handbook builds on previous editions’ illuminating overview of the history, theory and practice of the creation and consumption of photographic images, and engages with the practical and theoretical implications of the explosion of new platforms for making,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Rethinking Photography

    Histories, Theories and Education

    By Peter Smith, Carolyn Lefley

    Rethinking Photography is an accessible and illuminating critical introduction to the practice and interpretation of photography today. Peter Smith and Carolyn Lefley closely link critical approaches to photographic practices and present a detailed study of differing historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

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