All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture

All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture

By: Stuart Ewen (author)Paperback

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A provocative, compelling, and entertaining look at how the power of images dominates every aspect of our lives.

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About Author

Stewart Ewen is professor of media studies and chair of the Department of Communications at Hunter College. He is also a professor in the Ph.D. programs in history and sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of the acclaimed Captains of Consciousness, Channels of Desire, and All Consuming Images, the last of which provided the basis for Bill Moyers's award-winning PBS series The Public Mind. He lives in New York City.


* Introduction: Shoes for Thought In The Eyes Mind * Images Without Bottom * Goods and Surfaces * The Marriage Between Art and Commerce Image And Identity * Chosen People * The Dream of Wholeness Image And Power In A Changing World * Varnished Barbarism * Mechanical Sentiments The Politics Of Style In Contemporary Culture * Form Follows Value * Form Follows Power * Form Follows Waste

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/02/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780465001019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780465001019
  • weight: 491
  • ISBN10: 0465001017

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