essay from “The Decisive Moment”, Henri Cartier-Bresson

Introduction to “The Photographer’s Eye”, John Szarkowski, from ‘The Photography Reader’ ed. Liz Wells

Robert Alter, The Five Books of Moses: The Book of Exodus, W W Norton & Co., NY, 2008 Introduction, ch. 1-2

Interview with Lee Friedlander by David Harris (Excerpt)

from the ‘Ethos of Pluralization’ by William Connolly

“Worlds in a Small Room”, Irving Penn

Frank Gohlke, Thoughts on Landscape: Grounding One’s Work (1993)


Introduction from ‘On Photography’, Susan Sontag

“Storylines: Robert Frank” from book by same title

“Thinking About Photography”, Liz Wells(ed), from Photography: A critical introduction

other links and readings:

Franz Kafka, ‘ In the Penal Colony‘ (1919)

Martin Luther King, ‘Birth of a Nation‘ (1957) [audio] [text]

Walt Whitman, ‘Song of the Open Road‘ (1900)