Book , Print in English

The miracle of analogy, or, The history of photography

Kaja Silverman.
  • Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015-
  • volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Also known as
  • Miracle of analogy
  • History of photography
Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • Volume one focuses on the nineteenth century and some of its contemporary progeny. It begins with the camera obscura, which morphed into chemical photography and lives on in digital form, and ends with Walter Benjamin. Key figures discussed along the way include Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre, William Fox-Talbot, Jeff Wall, and Joan Fontcuberta.
Contents
  • note: 1. Second Coming
  • 2. Unstoppable Development
  • 3. Water in the Camera
  • 4. Kind of Republic
  • 5. Je Vous
  • 6. Posthumous Presence.
Other information
  • Complete in two volumes.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780804793278
  • 0804793271
  • 9780804793995
  • 0804793999
Identifying numbers
  • 40024811833
  • LCCN: 2014036175
  • OCLC: 890808090
  • OCLC: 890808090