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Beclouded Visions

Hiroshima-Nagasaki and the Art of Witness

Beclouded Visions( )
Author: Maclear, Kyo
Series title:SUNY Series, INTERRUPTIONS: Border Testimony(ies) and Critical Discourse/s Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:State University of New York Press
Imprint:Suny Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $51.50
Book Description:

The trauma of Hiroshima and Nagasaki demonstrates the limits of dominant visual models, such as photography, for providing adequate historical memory. The author argues that collective traumas suggest the need for a prolonged gaze, such as can be provided by expressive art.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
History / Military / Nuclear Warfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds

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