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The visual culture reader / edited, with an introduction by Nicholas Mirzoeff.

By: Mirzoeff, Nicholas
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1998 (2001).Description: xvi, 530p. : ill., photos. ; 25cm.ISBN: 0415141346
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Includes bibl. notes and references. - Contents: Introduction. What is visual culture? / N. Mirzoeff; Studying visual culture / Irit Rogoff; Narrativizing visual culture / E. Shohat, R. Stam; 1, A genealogy of visual culture: from art to culture. Optics / René Descartes; Scopic regimes of modernity / Martin Jay; Rhetoric of the image / Roland Barthes; Modernity and the space of femininity / Griselda Pollock; The modern art museum / Carol Duncan; On collecting art and culture / James Clifford; A topographical amnesia / Paul Virilio; 2, Visual culture and everyday life. Woman in a mirror / Marshall McLuhan; Visual stories / Ann Reynolds; From the prectice of everyday life / Michel de Certeau; Videotech / J. Fiske; The wall, the screen and the image: the Vietnam Veteran's memorial / M. Sturken; 3, Virtuality, virtual bodies, virtual spaces. The persistanc of vision / D. Haraway; Science and the cinema / Lisa Cartwright; Reading the slender body / Susan Bordo; On the cutting edge: cosmetic surgery / A. Balsamo; Of other space / M. Foucault; The camera obscura and its subject / Jonathan Crary; The mobilized and virtual gaze / Anne Friedberg; From the Victoria Nyanza to the Sheraton San Salvador / Mary-Louise Pratt; Spectres of cyberspace / G. Batchen; Race and identity in colonial and postcolonial culture. Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell; Soft-soaping empire: commodity racism and imperial advertising / Anne McClintock; From the colonial harem / M. Alloula; Vodun art, social history and the slave trade / S. Preston Blier; Art of darkness: Black art and the problem of belonging to England / Paul Gilroy; Representing whiteness / Bell Hooks; The gangsta and the diva / Andrew Ross; Passing for white, passing for black / Adrian Piper; The other history of intercultural performance / Coco Fusco; Remaking passports / N. Garcia Canclini; Engendering new worlds: allegories of rape and reconciliation / Oriana Baddeley; 5, Gender and sexuality. IIdeal masculinities: an anatomy of power / Anthea Callen; The forbidden gaze: women artists and the male nude in 19th century France / Tamar Garb; Prohibition, psychoanalysis and the heterosexual matrix / Judith Buller; The third body: gay male narrative film / Thomas Waugh; Gender is burning / Judith Butler; Looking good: the Lesbian gaze and fashion imagery / Reina Lewis. 6, Pornography. From the female nude / Lynda Nead; "Penguin in bondage": Japanese comic books / Sandra Buckley; Idol thoughts: orgasm and self-reflexivity in gay pornography / Richard Dyer.