Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Author(s): Mark Durden


Fifty Key Writers on Photography is a clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and examines the shifting perception of the medium over the course of its 170 year history. Key writers discussed include: Roland Barthes Susan Sontag Jacques Derrida Henri Cartier-Bresson Geoffrey Batchen Fully cross-referenced and in an A-Z format, this is an accessible and engaging introductory guide.


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Mark Durden is Professor of Photography at University of Wales, Newport.

Alphabetical List of Entries Contributors Preface Fifty Key Writers Glossary Index

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  • : 9780415549455
  • : Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • : Routledge
  • : November 2012
  • : 216mm X 138mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2013
  • : books

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  • : 296
  • : Paperback
  • : Mark Durden