The Arcades Project - Chapter 4, The Beginning of Photography Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, The Beginning of Photography Summary and Analysis

There are some features of daily life and the world that the author introduces readers to during the next 50 pages. One of these is photography. He mentions this more than once, but not in the same manner. It is a brand new creative media. The affects are not entirely known. The photographer or organization, Nadar is credited with the majority of photos used in the book. Later, on page 108 the author explains that Paris, the city of the street cafe, had only 3 such locations in 1757. Another facet of the 19th century world is Romanticism. This was a literary and cultural style and attitude. One element of Romanticism was the idea of love, and of pure love and of marriages that were not necessarily prearranged by interfering parents. This obviously speaks of the lack...

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