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- By: Susan Sontag
- Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
- Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
First published in 1973, this is a study of the force of photographic images, which are continually inserted between experience and reality. When anything can be photographed, and photography has destroyed the boundaries and definitions of art, a viewer can approach a photograph freely, with no expectations of discovering what it means. This collection of six lucid and invigorating essays, with the most famous being "In Plato's Cave", make up a deep exploration of how the image has affected society.
I'm Glad I Bought, Despite Some Negative Reviews
- By Deb on 10-18-13
The informational approach to the subject is told with such a great literary style that simply captures the audience's mind , concise and classic, perfect pace and tone for the subject, love every bit of it.