Cultures of Vision

Cultures of Vision

Images, Media, and the Imaginary
Ron Burnett
Distribution: World
Publication date: 12/1/1995
Format: paper 368 pages
6.125 x 9.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-20977-1
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“This is a very strong, thought-provoking [volume] . . . ” —George Marcus

As home photographs shift from the print format to digital technology and as video moves from the television screen to multimedia, it is crucial to develop new strategies of interpreting and analyzing these images.

Visit the author’s World Wide Web site: (2/19/03: Link is no longer active)
http://www.facl.mcgill.ca/burnett/englishhome.html

Author Bio

Dr. Ron Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, is the former Director of the Graduate Program in Communications at McGill University, author of over 150 published articles and essays and of the recently published, How Images Think (MIT Press, 2005).

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Table of Contents

Chapter One
Images and Vision

Chapter Two
Camera Lucida: Barthes and Photography

Chapter Three
From Photograph to Film: Textual Analysis

Chapter Four
Projection

Chapter Five
Reinventing the Electronic Image

Chapter Six
Postmodern Media Communities