Shakakasa Return to Book Page. He does have some strange ideas, but I do agree that photos should not be tamed or segmented into a specific block of culture. Maralee rated it did not like it Mar 14, He ended on the note of taming photographs. Beware, he talks about his mom the whole book! Rlland elements of photography are not considered, and instead he marvels at the possibility that the subject of an old photo may still be alive. For the better part of the second half of the book when I was forcing myself to keep readingI was silently wishing rolanf someone had told this guy about Christianity and the saving love of Jesus.
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He ended on the note of taming photographs. Anita rated it did not like rloand Aug 25, Felix rated it did not like it Mar 22, The punctum is the striking feature of the photo, whether it is an implied mood or an actual detail. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Is it the translation? Ferdy Houffouet rated it did not like it Jun 06, Fernando Perez rated it did not like it Nov 04, The only suitable picture he discovers in his backward search through time is one when she was ,uminoasa child.
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.
Uggh, this rolajd was tough to get through. However, as the case was I must confess that I was misled when I chose to read this book for one of my independent reading classes. I passionately hated this. Or am I hopelessly contemporary with the ability to only read on the surface. Zilu Universal Car Phone Mount. Manuel Alejandro rated it did not like it Feb 15, He so much as admits he knows not much about photography, and goes on to talk at great length about himself instead.
Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Probably the strangest belief Barthes lays luminoaas photography is that every photographer deals with Death since photos are effectually displayers of Death. Beware, he talks about his mom the whole book! Had to read this during my reading week at Uni. Tyree Simmons rated it did not like it Jan 01, From the title, I assumed that the book would be about photography, which it only partially concerned.
Although it looks nothing like the mother he knew, the mother-as-child best shows who his mother was. However, it was nearly impossible for me to read. MRS rated it did not like it May 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Barthes calls for photography to remain mad with ecstasy instead of tamed in this lumiboasa. In all fairness there are a lot of interesting points in this book.
Maralee rated it did not like it Mar 14, Other elements of photography are not considered, and instead he marvels at the possibility that the subject of an old photo may still be alive. Related Articles
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