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The nineteenth-century visual culture reader / edited by Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.

Additional Title(s):

19th century visual culture reader

New York : Routledge, 2004.
Physical Description:
xxiii, 405 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
NX180.S6 N55 2004 (LC)
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Related Content:
Table of contents
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Arts and society -- History -- 19th century.
Communication and culture -- History -- 19th century.
Visual communication -- History -- 19th century.
Schwartz, Vanessa R.
Przyblyski, Jeannene M.

  • Visual culture's history: twenty-first-century interdisciplinarity and its nineteenth-century objects / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • Complex culture / Margaret Cohen and Anne Higonnet.
  • Visual culture: a useful category of historical analysis? / Michael L. Wilson.
  • Genealogies / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • The painter of modern life (1863) / Charles Baudelaire.
  • Commodities and money (1867) / Karl Marx.
  • The dream-work (1900) / Sigmund Freud.
  • The metropolis and mental life (1903) / Georg Simmel.
  • The modern cult of monuments: its character and its origin (1928) / Alois Riegl.
  • Photography (1927) / Siegfried Kracauer.
  • The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction (1936) / Walter Benjamin.
  • Technology and vision / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • Panopticism / Michel Foucault.
  • Precursors of the photographic portrait / Gisèle Freund.
  • Techniques of the observer / Jonathan Crary.
  • Panoramic travel / Wolfgang Schivelbusch.
  • 'Animated pictures': tales of the cinema's forgotten future, after 100 years of film / Tom Gunning.
  • Practices of display and the circulation of images / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • The exhibitionary complex / Tony Bennett.
  • The Bourgeoisie, cultural appropriation, and the art museum in nineteenth -century France / Daniel J. Sherman.
  • On visual instruction / James R. Ryan.
  • A new era of shopping / Erika Rappaport.
  • Cities and the built environment / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • The Ringstrasse, its critics, and the birth of urban modernism / Carl E. Schorske.
  • The view from Notre-Dame / T.J. Clark.
  • Word on the streets: ephemeral signage in antebellum New York / David Henkin.
  • Urban spectatorship / Judith Walkowitz.
  • Electricity and signs / David Nye.
  • Picture taking in paradise: Los Angeles and the creation of regional identity, 1880-1920 / Jennifer Watts.
  • Visualizing the past / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • Between memory and history: Les lieux de mémoire / Pierre Nora.
  • The illustrated history book: history between word and image / Maurice Samuels.
  • Revolutionary sons, white fathers and Creole difference: Guillaume Guillon-Lethiére's Oath of the ancestors (1822) / Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby.
  • Molding emancipation: John Quincy Adams Ward's The freedman and the meaning of the Civil War / Kirk Savage.
  • Staking a claim to history / Joy S. Kasson.
  • Imaging differences / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • The imaginary Orient / Linda Nochlin.
  • Painting the traffic in women / S. Hollis Clayson.
  • From the exotic to the everyday: the ethnographic exhibition in Germany / Eric Ames.
  • Bohemia in doubt / Marcus Verhagen.
  • Inside and out: seeing the personal and the political / Vanessa R. Schwartz and Jeannene M. Przyblyski.
  • Banners and banner-making / Lisa Tickner.
  • The portiére and the personification of urban observation / Sharon Marcus.
  • "Baby's picture is always treasured": eugenics and the reproduction of whiteness in the family photograph / Shawn Michelle Smith.
  • Psychologie nouvelle / Debora L. Silverman.