Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation

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In "Iconology," W. J. T. Mitchell asked what images are, how they differ from words, and why these questions have been such a source of contention for centuries. In this companion volume to "Iconology," he extends his investigation to pictures--the concrete, representational objects in which images appear. Although we have thousands of words about pictures, Mitchell notes that we do not yet have a satisfactory theory of them. What we have is a variety of disciplines--semiotics, philosophical inquiries into representation, ...

Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226532325

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Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation 1994, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226532318

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