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Trauma and Visuality in Modernity
Lisa Saltzman, ed.; Eric Rosenberg, ed.



Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture

Dartmouth
2006 • 304 pp. 20 illus. 6 x 9"
Film, TV, Visual Culture / Visual Studies / Trauma Studie

$34.95 Paperback, 978-1-58465-516-9



Essays exploring the role of trauma in modern art.

This groundbreaking collection is among the first in the field of art history to explore the relation between the traumatic and the visual field in the modern period. Ranging across media and spanning from the origins of modernity to the present, the essays gathered here pursue trauma as a structuring yet elusive subject of representation. Examining the most revelatory instances of encounter between event and image, between history and visual form, this collection offers an account of the centrality of trauma’s visualization to an understanding of modernity.

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LISA SALTZMAN is Associate Professor of Art History at Bryn Mawr College and author of Anselm Kiefer and Art After Auschwitz. ERIC ROSENBERG is Associate Professor of Art History at Tufts University, and has lectured widely on trauma and photography.



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