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Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens

By: Apkon, Stephen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX:

Seller ID: 9780374102432

ISBN: 0374102430

Condition: USED


An urgent, erudite, and practical book that redefines literacy to embrace how we think and communicate now We live in a world that is awash in visual storytelling. The recent technological revolutions in video recording, editing, and distribution are more akin to the development of movable type than any other such revolution in the last five hundred years. And yet we are not popularly cognizant of or conversant with visual storytelling's grammar, the coded messages of its style, and the practical components of its production. We are largely, in a word, illiterate. But this is not a ... View more info