Camera Lucida - Reflections on 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. Roland Barthe's final book, Reflections on Photography is a less a critical essay than a suite of valedictory meditations.Author: Roland Barthes
19.9cm x 13.2cm
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Philosophy: 50 Ideas in 500 words
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From Ethics to Metaphysics and Relativism to Postmodernism, fifty key concepts across two thousand years of philosophical thought are each explained in around 500 words. Including classical thinkers and cutting-edge...