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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W. J. T. Mitchellnbsp;is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago and editor of Critical Inquiry.

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