Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology

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University of Chicago Press, Jul 15, 1987 - Art - 226 pages
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"[Mitchell] undertakes to explore the nature of images by comparing them with words, or, more precisely, by looking at them from the viewpoint of verbal language. . . . The most lucid exposition of the subject I have ever read."—Rudolf Arnheim, Times Literary Supplement

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User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

look, who has written the review, Rudolf Arnheim, that might suggest how important it is to read the book as a film scholar. Read full review

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User Review  - Xiaomin Zu - Goodreads

This book led me to Hans Belting's books and articles on similar subjects that are more useful, a new Iconography that draw a link between image and media and reintroduce the body by asking how images work on us. Read full review

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About the author (1987)

W. J. T. Mitchell is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Art History, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is also coeditor of the journal Critical Inquiry.

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