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An up-to-date overview of the present state Visual Cultural Studies, featuring new original content, topics, and methods. Includes case studies, and contemporary issues emphasizing social, cultural, and generational perspectives. Note: This resource is made available by the CARLI Consortium through June 30, 2022.
How do images hold and convey meaning? How do we understand them? What are they trying to say? How do they persuade and influence us? The author writes a complete account analyzing the meaning and construction of images, throughout history to present times, from the point of view of visual rhetoric.
A critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East.
The History of Sexuality: Vol. 1: An IntroductionMichel Foucult offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is.