0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Photographic equipment & techniques

Not currently available

Shadow Modernism - Photography, Writing, and Space in Shanghai, 1925-1937 (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,477 Discovery Miles 14 770
Shadow Modernism - Photography, Writing, and Space in Shanghai, 1925-1937 (Hardcover): William Schaefer
Shadow Modernism - Photography, Writing, and Space in Shanghai, 1925-1937 (Hardcover): William Schaefer

Share your images

Shadow Modernism - Photography, Writing, and Space in Shanghai, 1925-1937 (Hardcover)

William Schaefer

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R1,477 Discovery Miles 14 770

Bookmark and Share

To be released on 25 August 2017. We are not yet accepting orders for this product. If you add it to your wishlist we will let you know when it becomes available.

During the early twentieth century, Shanghai was the center of China's new media culture. Described by the modernist writer Mu Shiying as "transplanted from Europe" and "paved with shadows," for many of its residents Shanghai was a city without a past paradoxically haunted by the absent past's traces. In Shadow Modernism William Schaefer traces how photographic practices in Shanghai provided a forum within which to debate culture, ethnicity, history, and the very nature of images. The central modernist form in China, photography was neither understood nor practiced as primarily a medium for realist representation; rather, photo layouts, shadow photography, and photomontage rearranged and recomposed time and space, cutting apart and stitching places, people, and periods together in novel and surreal ways. Analyzing unknown and overlooked photographs, photomontages, cartoons, paintings, and experimental fiction and poetry, Schaefer shows how artists and writers used such fragmentation and juxtaposition to make visible the shadows of modernity in Shanghai: the violence, the past, the ethnic and cultural multiplicity excluded and repressed by the prevailing cultural politics of the era and yet hidden in plain sight.

General

Imprint: Duke University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 25 August 2017
Authors: William Schaefer
Dimensions: 229 x 152mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-0-8223-6893-9
Barcode: 9780822368939
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Local history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Local history
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Photographic collections
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Photographic collections > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Photographic equipment & techniques
Books > Sport & Leisure > Travel & holiday > Places & peoples: general interest
Books > Travel > Places & peoples: general interest
LSN: 0-8223-6893-5

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners