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- DescriptionPhotography and Literature in the Twentieth-Century offers an accessible and fresh approach to an object of interdisciplinary research that is currently receiving increased international attention. Providing a broad historical schema, and examining pivotal moments within it, the collection brings together a range of writers and practitioners who help to guide the reader through a historical cross-section of current work in this area. Unlike most existing studies, this volume considers both key literary figures, from Proust to Sebald, and photographic practitioners, from Heartfield to Sekula, in order to give a commanding overview of its subject that is both well-informed and often ground-breaking. With original and accessible essays by ackwledged experts in the field, this is a book that should be of interest t only to students and teachers in departments of literature and photography, but also to those in cultural studies and art history, as well as photographic artists.
- Author BiographyDavid Cunningham is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Westminster and an editor of the journal Radical Philosophy. Andrew Fisher is an artist and writer who has exhibited work both nationally and internationally. He currently teaches in the Photography Department of Camberwell College of Arts. Sas Mays teaches aesthetics and critical theory at the University of Westminster. His research concerns the gender politics of the archive in contemporary aesthetics.
- PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
- Date of Publication01/06/2005
- SubjectCultural Studies
- Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge Scholars Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight590 g
- Width148 mm
- Height212 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edited byAndrew Fisher,David Cunningham,Sas Mays
- Format DetailsWith dust jacket
- Edition Statement1st Unabridged
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