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Dyer, R. (1997). White: Essays on Race and Culture. London: Routledge, pp. 1-14. In his book on the racial imagery of white people Richard Dyer suggests that in the West whiteness is often taken to be the 'default' race, a norm that does not require consideration.
APPROACHING REPRESENTATION Representation is concerned with the way that people, ideas and events are presented to us through media texts. It is a process of construction, actively constructing. The idea of stereotypes was defined by Walter Lippman in 1922 - in 'A Matter of Images' Richard Dyer described four functions of Lippman's.
The Matter of Whiteness —Richard Dyer. This essay is about the racial imagery of white people—not the images. repeatedly shows that in Western representation whites are overwhelm- ingly and disproportionately predominant, have the central and elabo- rated roles, and above all are placed as the norm, the ordinary, the.
In White, Richard Dyer looks beyond the apparent unremarkability of whiteness and argues for the importance of analysing images of white people. Dyer traces the representation of whiteness by whites in Western visual culture, focusing on the mass media of photography, advertising, fine art, cinema and television. Dyer examines the.
The matter of images: essays on representation Richard Dyer. London: New York; Routledge, 2002. 2nd ed. viii, 183 pages. Contributor: Dyer, Richard, 1945- Subjects. Motion pictures — Social aspects Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media Homosexuality and motion pictures.
Essays on Representation Author: Department of Film Studies Richard Dyer,Richard Dyer Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: 9780415254953 Category: Performing Arts Page: 183 View: 9020.
Now published in a revised second edition, The Matter of Images searches through the resonances of the term 'representation', analysing images in terms of why they matter, what they are made of, and the material realities they refer to. Richard Dyer's analyses consider representations of 'out' groups and traditionally dominant groups alike, and.