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ISBN10: 0874518954 ISBN13: 9780874518955 LCC: TR640 Edition: (alk. paper)


"This volume originated in an exhibition entitled 'The familial gaze' and a conference on 'Family pictures/shapes of memory' held at Dartmouth College's Hood Museum of Art in the spring of 1996"--Pref. Includes bibliographical references. Introduction. Familial Looking / Marianne Hirsch -- Pictures from Home / Larry Sultan -- Collected Visions / Lorie Novak -- Nazism in the Family Album: Christian Boltanski's Sans Souci / Ernst van Alphen -- Putting Ourselves in the Picture: Memoirs and Mourning / Nancy Miller -- Observations of a Mother / Jane Gallop and Dick Blau -- Photography, Narrative, and Ideology in Suzanne Suzanne and Finding Christa by Camille Billops and James V. Hatch / Valerie Smith -- Mein Kampf (My Struggle) / Art Spiegelman -- The Sisters and Aunt Winnie / Albert Chong -- A Search for Self: The Photograph and Black Family Life / Deborah Willis -- Domestic Borders, Cultural Boundaries: Black Feminists Re-view the Family / Elizabeth Abel -- Viewing the Remains: A Polemic on Death, Spectacle, and the [Black] Family / Deborah E. McDowell -- The Image as Memorial: Personal Photographs in Cultural Memory / Marita Sturken -- A Meeting of Two Queens: An Exercise in Memory Work / Annette Kuhn -- The Album and the Crossing / Leo Spitzer -- All in the Family: Familiarity and Estrangement According to Marcel Proust / Mieke Bal -- Seeing Sentiment: Photography, Race, and the Innocent Eye / Laura Wexler -- Black Bodies in Evidence: Maternal Visibility in Renee Cox's Family Portraits / Andrea Liss -- Photography, Feminism, and the Good Enough Mother / Joanne Leonard -- Focusing on the Family: Family Pictures and the Politics of the Religious Right / Ann Burlein -- Conclusions Based on Observation / Anne Higonnet -- Blurring the Familial: An Afterword / Laura Levitt.


  • LCC: TR640

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxv, 352 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (alk. paper)


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