Regarding the Pain of Others
Book by Susan Sontag
- Published: Jul 28, 2020
A brilliant, clear-eyed new consideration of the visual representation of violence in our culture-its ubiquity, meanings, and effects Watching the evening news offers constant evidence of atrocity-a daily commonplace in our "society of spectacle."... read more
Regarding the Pain of Others - PDF free download eBook
Looking for file regarding-the-pain-others.pdf to download for free? Use our search system and download the ebook for computer, smartphone or online reading. Also, you can buy a paper edition of Regarding the Pain of Others for only $10.99. Links to the on-line stores you'll find on this page.
Details of Regarding the Pain of Others
- Exact title of the book
- Regarding the Pain of Others
- Book author
- Susan Sontag
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux
- Oct 01, 2013
- PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
- File size (in PDF)
- 1296 kB
Some brief overview of book
A brilliant, clear-eyed new consideration of the visual representation of violence in our culture-its ubiquity, meanings, and effects Watching the evening news offers constant evidence of atrocity-a daily commonplace in our "society of spectacle." But are viewers inured -or incited-to violence by the daily depiction of cruelty and horror? Is the viewer's perception of reality eroded by the universal availability of imagery intended to shock? In her first full-scale investigation of the role of imagery in our culture since her now-classic book On Photography defined the terms of the debate twenty-five years ago, Susan Sontag cuts through circular arguments about how pictures can inspire dissent or foster violence as she takes a fresh look at the representation of atrocity-from Goya's The Disasters of War to photographs of the American Civil War, lynchings of blacks in the South, and Dachau and Auschwitz to contemporary horrific images of Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and New York City on September 11, 2001.
As John Berger wrote when On Photography was first published, "All future discussions or analysis of the role of photography in the affluent mass-media societies is now bound to begin with her book." Sontag's new book, a startling reappraisal of the intersection of "information", "news," "art," and politics in the contemporary depiction of war and disaster, will be equally essential. It will forever alter our thinking about the uses and meanings of images in our world.
Download Regarding The Pain Others as e-book
Press the button start search and wait a little while. Using file-sharing servers API, our site will find the e-book file in various formats (such as PDF, EPUB and other). Please do not reload the page during the search. A typical file search time is about 15-20 seconds.
Regarding the Pain of Others
Free service that helps find an e-book in automatic mode on private file-sharing servers.