Barthes shares his passionate, in-depth knowledge and understanding of photography. Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind.
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Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind.
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Of all his works it is the most accessible in language and the most revealing about the author. And effortlessly, as if in passing, his reflections on photography raise questions and doubts which will permanently affect the vision of the reader * Guardian *Roland Barthes' final book - less a critical essay than a suite of valedictory meditations - is his most beautiful, and most painful * Observer *Profoundly shaped the way the medium is regarded * Guardian *I am moved by the sense of discovery in Camera Lucida, by the glimpse of a return to a lost world * New Society *Of all his works it is the most accessible in language and the most revealing about the author. And effortlessly, as if in passing, his reflections on photography raise questions and doubts which will permanently affect the vision of the reader * Guardian *
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'Roland Barthes' final book - less a critical essay than a suite of valedictory meditations - is his most beautiful, and most painful' Observer

Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9780099225416
Publisert
1993
Utgiver
Vendor
Vintage Classics
Vekt
130 gr
Høyde
198 mm
Bredde
129 mm
Dybde
11 mm
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
144

Forfatter
Oversetter

Om bidragsyterne

Roland Barthes was born in 1915 and studied French literature and classics at the University of Paris. After teaching French at universities in Romania and Egypt, he joined the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, where he devoted himself to research in sociology and lexicology. He was a professor at the College de France until his death in 1980.