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- DescriptionExplores the languages and cultures of visual studies. This book provides the basis for understanding the foundations and motivations of theoretical and academic discourse, as well as the different forms of visual culture that have come to organize everyday life.
- Author BiographyBarry Sandywell is Honorary Research Fellow in Social Theory in the Department of Sociology at York, UK. He is the author of Logological Investigations (1996), a multi-volume work on the history of reflexivity, alterity and ethics in philosophy and the human sciences: Reflexivity and the Crisis of Western Reason (volume 1), The Beginnings of European Theorizing: Reflexivity in the Archaic Age (volume 2), and Presocratic Reflexivity: The Construction of Philosophical Discourse (volume 3). He is also the co-editor of Interpreting Visual Culture: Explorations in the Hermeneutics of the Visual (1999) and of essays on Baudrillard, Bakhtin, and Benjamin and other theorists published in various journals and collections. Recent publications include essays on digitalization, cyberspace, new media and global criminality as part of a continuing programme of research concerned to map the reflexive transformations of postmodern societies and cultures. He is currently editing (with Ian Heywood) an original collection of essays with the title Handbook of Visual Culture which will be published by Berg in 2011.
- Author(s)Barry Sandywell
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication21/03/2011
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Weight1688 g
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