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Eloquent Images: Word and Image in the Age of New Media

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The emergence of New Media has stimulated debate about the power of the visual to dethrone the cultural prominence of textuality and print. Some scholars celebrate the proliferation of digital images, arguing that it suggests a return to a pictorial age when knowledge was communicated through images as well as through words. Others argue that the inherent conflict between ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published August 12th 2005 by Mit Press (first published July 13th 2003)
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Aimée
Jun 16, 2012 added it
Shelves: multimodal
Eloquent Images seeks to understand if new media/digital media should be understood as a “pastiche of existing forms of inquiry and communication” or if new media/digital media represents a paradigm shift that necessitates “new methods of inquiry and understanding” (Hocks and Kendrick 2). The essays show that there is no answer, no single approach, no official way to understand new media but instead show the varied possibilities for understanding new media including the rhetorical and the cultur ...more
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Jun 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
In their introduction, Hocks and Kendrick question the notion that "visual culture" and "print culture" are separate, or that new media is where they are combined for the first time: our culture has always been producing hybrids, and we need to stop relying on the binary-based thinking that Bruno Latour identifies with modernist thinking (3).

in "Seriously Visible," Anne Frances Wysocki argues that many new media texts work to make the interpretive acts of understanding their visuals invisible, b
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Shelves: 2016, critical-theory
A book full of wonderful essays on digitial identity and virtual reality.
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