Fifty Key Writers on Photography

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Mark Durden
Routledge, Feb 15, 2013 - Photography - 296 pages
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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.

 

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

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