Hamida Bosmajian. Pictures of Innocence: The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood, by Anne. Higonnet. New York and London: Thames and Hudson, Anne Higonnet’s book on the historical representation of children in the visual arts examines the construction of childhood from the careful perspective of a. According to one recent account, art theory has, until recently, dismissed childhood.1Understood at once to be too trivial and too dangerous a focus for critical.
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With its claim to representational truth, photography confuses the boundary between the imitation of an image or action and the lived experience that the photograph ostensibly records. Higonnet concentrates higonnet argument in this vein on the twentieth century, but traces this tendency to the Romantic child: Leila-Allrianne Siuan rated it really liked it Nov 09, East Gippsland Shire Library. Edith Cowan University Uigonnet. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Published New York, N.
Open to the public ; Other editions – View all Pictures of Innocence: Open Preview See a Problem? Indeed, because we all position ourselves as specialists of a sort about childhood and children, if only our own, all the more reason to challenge our taken-for-granted wisdom through an examination of the hidden history of childhood, made visible in three centuries of art.
La Trobe University Library. Lisa Tooley rated it really liked it Jun 04, Chloe Ginette rated it it was ok Jan 10, Pictures have always been crucial to that ideal, and now they promise to Children in art — History. Thames and Hudson, A series that addresses controversial themes and issues in the arts. It connotes the unique and the creative, but also the produced and the mechanical. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.
Photographs against the law. Discussion then turns to the crisis in the ideal of childhood innocence. The negation of innocence, either in the image itself or in the perception of the beholder, has raised the social and legal specter of child pornography.
According to Romantic pictures of children, innocence must be an edenic state from which adults fall, never to return. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief innocnce of the content: Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.
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Steve Morrison rated it liked it Dec 27, Writers and scholars of children’s literature will find in Anne Higonnet a kindred spirit.
The Romantic child is desirable precisely to the extent that it does not understand desire. Moreover, culturally, politically, and legally the binary child-sexuality, a persistent topic in Higonnet’s study, retains its rigidly defined separation along with conventionalized denotations and connotations as to the meanings of child and sexuality. Laura Smith rated it hogonnet it Dec 18, Australian Catholic University Library.
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