Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle]

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Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Free download Regarding the Pain of Others ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Susan Sontag Û 5 Download Twenty five years after her classic On Photography Susan Sontag returns to the subject of visual representations of war and violence in our culture today How does the spectacle of the sufferings of others via television or newspapers affect us Are viewers inured or incited to violence by the depiction of cruelty In Regarding the Pain of Others Sontag takes a fresh. A bracingly intelligent look at the assumptions we make about images of suffering paintings war photography TV reporting etc This is one of those that I m tempted to review by just uoting the whole damn book What is odd is not that so many of the iconic news photos of the pastappear to have been staged It is that we are surprised to learn they were staged and always disappointed We want the photographer to be a spy in the house of love and death and those being photographed to be unaware of the camera off guard The remote or exotic the place the likely we are to have full frontal views of the dead and dyingfor the other ev EinFach Englisch Textausgaben Textausgaben für die Schulpraxis Echoes of the Empire The Mixed Voices of a Colonial Past 20th Century English Short Story years after her classic On Photography Susan Sontag returns to the subject of visual representations of war and violence in our culture today How does the spectacle of the sufferings of others via television or newspapers affect us Are viewers inured or incited to violence by the depiction of cruelty In Regarding the Pain of Others Sontag takes a fresh. A bracingly intelligent look at the assumptions we make about images of suffering paintings war photography TV reporting etc This is one of those that I m tempted to review by just uoting the whole damn book What is odd is not that so many of the iconic news photos of the pastappear to have been staged It is that we are surprised to learn they were staged and always disappointed We want the photographer to be a spy in the house of love and death and those being photographed to be unaware of the camera off guard The remote or exotic the place the likely we are to have full frontal views of the dead and dyingfor the other ev

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Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Free download Regarding the Pain of Others ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Susan Sontag Û 5 Download We think about the uses and meanings of images in our world and offers an important reflection about how war itself is waged and understood in our timeFeatures an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images and about the nature of war the limits of sympathy and the obligations of conscien. Sontag s essay is concerned with the moral implications of looking through photographs at people who are suffering or dead Much of the book is a history of war photography which is intimately bound with the history of public tolerance of violent photos While Sontag does not provide any revolutionary ideas the essay is a succinct and thorough examination of the issues surrounding photography And if there is no grand thesis to keep in mind her exploration is full of smaller thought provoking observations She notes for example that displaying photos of dead bodies is less taboo the foreign and faraway those bodies are Until she pointed it out I had not

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Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Free download Regarding the Pain of Others ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Susan Sontag Û 5 Download Look at the representation of atrocity from Goya's The Disasters of War to photographs of the American Civil War lynchings of blacks in the South and the Nazi death camps to contemporary horrific images of Bosnia Sierra Leone Rwanda Israel and Palestine and New York City on September 11 2001 In Regarding the Pain of Others Susan Sontag once again changes the way. An examination of images of war and how those that view these images react to them Concise Sontag writes of the history of war photography and earlier depictions of war through paintings and the purpose of these images for the victims of war the perpetrators as well as those that view them The understanding of war among people who have not experienced war is now chiefly a product of the impact of these images A fact that many can confirm Although I did experience war myself at some point in my life it was early enough that I have no surviving memories from the period and so I too know of war mainly from the images that I ve seen on the televis


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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] I’ve always thought that one of the things it would be fairly reasonable to have written on my headstone would be “He often missed the obvious” I was saying to people at work the other day that there was a part of this book where I thought “god how did I get to be 50 and never think of this before?” It was the bit where she talks ab

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    Free read Regarding the Pain of Others Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Susan Sontag Û 5 Download A brilliant expansion and revision of On Photography Regarding the Pain of Others argues for approaching images of suffering only as invitations to consider the origins and impact of social ineuality Drawing attention to how photography is always both art and testimony Sontag convincingly deconstructs the idea that a photo of pain by itself can reveal anything universal or self evident about oppression histori

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] A bracingly intelligent look at the assumptions we make about images of suffering paintings war photography TV reporting etc This is one of th

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] Sometimes back I watched the movie “The Bang Bang Club” based upon the lives of a group of photojournalists who went by that name in Johannesburg in the mid 80s These photojournalists mostly clicked photographs of the victims o

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] An examination of images of war and how those that view these images react to them Concise Sontag writes of the history of war photography and earlier depictions of war through paintings and the purpose of these images for the victims of war the perpetrators as well as those that view them “The understanding of war among people who have not

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Sontag's second book on photography and like the first back in 1977 this contains zero photographs Words are Sontag's antidote to strong images she is only really concerned with photography's prurient intrusiveness there dislocation of realit

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Susan Sontag Û 5 Download Reducing The Pain of The Other Susan Sontag takes a fresh look at the representation of atrocity from Goya's The Disasters of War to photographs of the American Civil War lynchings of blacks in the South and the Nazi death camps to contemporary horrific images of Bosnia Sierra Leone Rwanda Israel and Palestine and New York City on September 11 2001Sontag attacks the modern obsession with photography with documenting everything She looks a

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    Susan Sontag Û 5 Download Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] Sontag's essay is concerned with the moral implications of looking through photographs at people who are suffering or dead Much of the book i

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    Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Free read Regarding the Pain of Others Sontag opens here with a critiue of Virginia Woolf's comments on photographs from war in Three Guineas While Woolf begins by making a feminist distinction between her perspective from that of a real or imagined male lawyer she enters a 'we' with him in the face of the photographs; photographs of the victims of war Sontag writes 'create the illusion of consensus' Sontag's aim here is to reproblematise the 'we' Woolf acce

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    Susan Sontag Û 5 Download Read & Download ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Susan Sontag Regarding the Pain of Others [E–pub/Kindle] A common criticism of Sontag’s writings as noted in other reviews is that they’re not discerning enough and freuently pose “What?” or

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  • Paperback
  • 117
  • Regarding the Pain of Others
  • Susan Sontag
  • English
  • 10 July 2020
  • 9780141012377