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作者 MacPhee, Graham
書名 The Architecture of the Visible : Technology and Urban Visual Culture
出版項 London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2002
©2002
國際標準書號 9781847144584 (electronic bk.)
9780826459251
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (241 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
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系列 Technologies: Studies in Culture and Theory Ser
Technologies: Studies in Culture and Theory Ser
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Visions of Modernity -- Chapter 2. The Disappearance of the World -- Chapter 3. Technics of Vision -- Chapter 4. Urban Optics -- Afterword: Recognizing Modernity -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W
Visual technology saturates everyday life. Theories of the visual--now key to debates across cultural studies, social theory, art history, literary studies and philosophy--have interpreted this new condition as the beginning of a dystopian future, of cultural decline, social disempowerment and political passivity. Intellectuals--from Baudelaire to Debord, Benjamin, Virilio, Jameson, Baudrillard and Derrida--have explored how technology not only reinvents the visual, but also changes the nature of culture itself. The heartland of all such cultural analysis has been the city, from Baudelaire's flaneur to Benjamin's arcades.The Architecture of the Visible presents a wide-ranging critical reassessment of contemporary approaches to visual culture through an analysis of pivotal technological innovation from the telescope, through photography to film. Drawing on the examples of Paris and New York--two key world cities for over two centuries--Graham MacPhee analyzes how visual technology is revolutionizing the landscape of modern thought, politics and culture
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鏈接 Print version: MacPhee, Graham The Architecture of the Visible : Technology and Urban Visual Culture London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2002 9780826459251
主題 Vision.;Philosophy, Modern.;Technology -- Philosophy
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