Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9781861890009 Published August 1997 For sale in North and South America only

Short History of the Shadow

Victor Stoichita

Short History of the Shadow
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Victor Stoichita

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264 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1997, 1999
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9781861890009 Published August 1997 For sale in North and South America only
Stoichita's compelling account untangles the history of one of the most enduring challenges to beset Western art - the depiction and meanings of shadows.

"discriminating, inspired interrogation ... dazzling analysis"—Marina Warner, Tate Magazine

"Ambitious and a pleasure to read ... a thoroughly worthwhile book."—Times Higher Education Supplement
Contents
Introduction
1. The Shadow Stage
2. The Shadow of the Flesh
3. A Shadow on the Painting
4. Around 'The Uncanny'
5. Man and his Doubles
6. Of Shadow and its Reproducibility during the Photographic Era
7. In the Shadow of the Eternal Return
References
List of Illustrations
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