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Iconology : Image, Text, Ideology - W. J. T. Mitchell


Image, Text, Ideology

Paperback Published: 1st January 1986
ISBN: 9780226532295
Number Of Pages: 242

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" Mitchell] undertakes to explore the nature of images by comparing them with words, or, more precisely, by looking at them from the viewpoint of verbal language. . . . The most lucid exposition of the subject I have ever read."--Rudolf Arnheim, "Times Literary Supplement"

Introduction: Iconology
The Idea of Imagery
What Is an Image?
Image versus Text Figures of the Differences
Pictures and Paragraphs: Nelson Goodman and the Grammar of Differences
Nature and Convention: Gombrich's Illusions
Space and Time: Lessing'sLaocoonand the Politics of Genre
Eye and Ear: Edmund Burke and the Politics of Sensibility
Image and Ideology
The Rhetoric of Iconoclasm: Marxism, Ideology, and Fetishism
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ISBN: 9780226532295
ISBN-10: 0226532291
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st January 1986
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition