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Camera lucida : reflections on photography / Roland Barthes ; translated by Richard Howard.

By: Barthes, Roland.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Vintage Books, 2000Description: 119 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780099225416 (pbk.).Other title: Reflections on photography.Uniform titles: Chambre claire. English Subject(s): Photography, Artistic | Photography -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 770.92 BAR Online resources: Table of contents Summary: 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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This ed. first published in the U.S.A: New York : Hill and Wang, 1981.

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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