Practices of Looking. An Introduction to Visual Culture. Second Edition. Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright. New York. Oxford. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Sturken and Cartwright analyze images in relation to a wide spectrum of cultural Challenging yet accessible,Practices of Looking is ideal for courses across a. Practices. of Looking An Introduction to Visual Culture. Marita Sturken and. Lisa Cartwright. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. OXFORD UNIVllRSITY PRESS.

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Thoroughly updated to incorporate cutting-edge theoretical research, the second edition examines the following new topics: Using clear, accessible language, vivid examples, and more than full-color illustrations, the authors both explain and apply theory as they discuss how we see paintings, practicex, photographs, film, television, sturken and cartwright practices of looking, advertisements, the news, the Internet, digital media, and visualization techniques in medicine and science.

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Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture by Marita Sturken

The caartwright has a sturken and cartwright practices of looking really interesting points, but those ponts take up about 1 page in Sthrken, the author’s argue that postmodernism’s goal is to put all of the cultural assumptions that a person has and put them under scrutiny. See All Goodreads Deals…. Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright–two leading scholars in the emergent and dynamic field of visual culture and communication–examine the diverse range of approaches to visual analysis and lead students through key theories and concepts.

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Our lives are dominated by images and by visual technologies that od for the local and global circulation of ideas, information, and politics.

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This book examines postmodernism within different mediums such as literature, film, and music. See all 75 reviews.

Jameson examines this pattern in terms of postmodernism. Chapters are far too long, important ideas are not bolded, bulleted, or highlighted on the side of the text.

Although the book does have good information, as a student, I think it performs poorly as a textbook.

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Practices of Looking- Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright

The authors then give examples of how postmodernism accomplishes this, and gives examples of postmodernism in advertising. This was the textbook for my fall class, and it’s a remarkably thorough consideration of how we look at things in the 21st century.


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