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Dark Lens

Imaging the Ruins of Germany 1945

Dark Lens( )
Author: Meltzer, Françoise
ISBN:978-0-226-62563-8
Publication Date:Sep 2019
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

The ruins of war have long held the power to stupefy and appall. Can such ruins ever be persuasively depicted and comprehended? Can images of them force us to identify with the suffering of the enemy and raise uncomfortable questions about forgiveness and revenge?   Françoise Meltzer explores those questions in Dark Lens, which uses the images of war ruins in Nazi Germany to investigate problems of aestheticization, the representation of catastrophe, and...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:1.465 Pounds



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