Photography and death : framing death throughout history

Examining a spectrum of post-mortem images, this volume considers what death photography communicates about attitudes related to dying, mourning and the afterlife. Focusing on American examples, topics are discussed alongside contemporary representations of death, as seen in celebrity death images a...

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Main Author: Harris, Racheal, (Author)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020.
Series: Emerald studies in death and culture.
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ISBN: 9781839090479
Physical Description: 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations ; cm.

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245 1 0 |a Photography and death :  |b framing death throughout history /  |c authored by Racheal Harris (Deakin University, Australia). 
264 1 |a Bingley, U.K. :  |b Emerald Publishing Limited,  |c 2020. 
264 4 |c ©2020 
300 |a 1 online resource (196 pages) :  |b illustrations ;  |c cm. 
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490 1 |a Emerald studies in death and culture 
500 |a Includes index. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Half Title Page -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Contents -- List of Images -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction-Death and Post-mortem Photography in History -- Chapter 1-Romance: Post-mortem Photography -- 1.1 Alternatives to Pre- and Post-mortem Portraiture -- 1.2 The Good Death -- 1.3 Composition of the Death and Near-death Image -- 1.4 The Imitation of Life -- 1.5 Post-mortem Coffin Images -- 1.6. Counter Narratives -- 1.7. Other Uses for Death Photography -- 1.8. Conclusion -- Chapter 2-Anonymity: War Photography 
505 8 |a 2.1. Photojournalism and Death -- 2.2. Photographing the Dead: The Battlefield -- 2.3. Interacting with the Dead: Mass Production of Images -- 2.4. Later War Images -- 2.5. World War I -- 2.6. World War II -- 2.7. Embalming the Dead: Preservation of Soldiers -- 2.8. Conclusion -- Chapter 3-Continuance: Spirit Photography -- 3.1. Spirit Images and Spiritualism -- 3.2. The Relationship between War and Spiritualism -- 3.3. Composition of the Spirit Image -- 3.4. William Mumler -- 3.5. Séance Photographs -- 3.6. Conclusion -- Pictorial Inserts -- Chapter 4-Violence: The Lynching Photograph 
505 8 |a 4.1. OWNERSHIP OF THE BODY AND THE LYNCHING IMAGE -- 4.2. Lynching and Race -- 4.3. Lynching and Segregation -- 4.4. Lynching Images -- 4.5. History and Contemporary Guilt -- 4.6. Historical Evidence and the Death Narrative -- 4.7. The Audience Within -- 4.8. The Audience Without -- 4.9. Conclusion -- Chapter 5-Ownership: Celebrity Death -- 5.1. Ownership of the Celebrity Body -- 5.2. Body Removal -- 5.3. Scene of the Crime -- 5.4. Suicide and Autopsy Photographs -- 5.5. Kurt Cobain -- 5.6. Tupac -- 5.7. THE IMAGE AS KEEPSAKE -- 5.8. Celebrity Grave Sites -- 5.9. Conclusion 
506 |a Plný text je dostupný pouze z IP adres počítačů Univerzity Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně nebo vzdáleným přístupem pro zaměstnance a studenty 
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588 0 |a Print version record. 
650 0 |a Postmortem photography  |x Psychological aspects. 
650 0 |a Death  |x Psychological aspects. 
650 7 |a Photography, Subjects & Themes  |x General.  |2 bisacsh 
650 7 |a Special kinds of photography.  |2 bicssc 
776 |z 9781839090462 
830 0 |a Emerald studies in death and culture. 
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