Regarding the Pain of Others
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
A brilliant, clear-eyed new consideration of the visual representation of violence in our culture--its ubiquity, meanings, and effects
Watching the evening news offers constant evidence of atrocity--a daily commonplace in our "society of spectacle." But are viewers inured -or incited--to violence by the daily depiction of cruelty and horror? Is the viewer's perception of reality eroded by the universal availability of imagery intended to shock?
In her first...