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Scenes in a Library: Reading the Photograph in the Book, 1843-1875

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Today we are so accustomed to seeing photographs wedded to text - whether in the family album or daily newspaper - that the verbal framing of the photograph has become invisible. The text is internalized within the image, and the meaning of the photograph becomes clear and self-evident, as if by the evidence of the photograph itself. In Scenes in a Library, Carol Armstrong ...more
Hardcover, 511 pages
Published November 6th 1998 by MIT Press (MA)
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