Camera Lucida

Reflections on Photography
Barthes, Roland (Book - 1981)
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This personal, wide-ranging, and contemplative volume--and the last book Barthes published--finds the author applying his influential perceptiveness and associative insight to the subject of photography. To this end, several black-and-white photos (by the likes of Avedon, Clifford, Hine, Mapplethorpe, Nadar, Van Der Zee, and so forth) are reprinted throughout the text.

Authors: Barthes, Roland
Statement of Responsibility: Roland Barthes ; translated by Richard Howard
Uniform Title: Chambre claire. English
Title: Camera lucida
reflections on photography
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, c1981
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Sold by: Hill and Wang
Notes: Translation of: La chambre claire
Subject Headings: Photography, Artistic
Topical Term: Photography, Artistic
Alternate Title: Reflections on photography
LCCN: 81004649
ISBN: 0374521344
Branch Call Number: 770.1 B
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