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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Linda Rader Overman & PhD at almost 60...a work in wonderment

I wonder at times why I began this expedition of PhD academia?

Ekphrasis a word I am excited by and how it relates to photographs.

It all begins with:
The act of ekphrasis, (derived from the Greek as in ek for “out” and phrazein for “declare” or “pronounce”) in effect is “to describe” or “to tell in full.”

And then comes Roland Barthes
who writes, “In front of the lens, I am at the same time: the one I think I am, the one I want others to think I am, the one the photographer thinks I am, and the one he makes use of to exhibit his art” (13).

And I can't stop wondering?

While I sit inside the

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