Regarding the Pain of Others

Regarding the Pain of Others

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?

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 01, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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