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Author Belting, Hans.

Title An anthropology of images : picture, medium, body / Hans Belting ; translated by Thomas Dunlap.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  301 BELT    DUE 01-11-19
Uniform title Bild-Anthropologie. English.
Physical description v, 207 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes "First published in Germany under the title Bild-Anthropologie: Entwürfe für eine Bildwissenschaft. c2001 by Verlag Wilhelm Fink, Munich. Second edition 2002 by Verlag Wilhelm Fink, Paderborn/Germany"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-197) and index.
Contents A Nnew introduction for the English reader -- Image, medium, body -- The locus of images: the living body -- The coat of arms and the portrait: two media of the body -- Image and death: embodiment in early cultures -- Media and bodies: Dante's Shadows and Greenaway's TV -- The transparency of the medium: the photographic image.
Other author Dunlap, Thomas, 1959-
Subject Visual anthropology.
Visual sociology.
Ethnology in art.
Standard Number 6825965
ISBN 9780691145006 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0691145008 (hbk. : alk. paper)