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Seduced by Modernity By Mary O'Connor

Seduced by Modernity
by Mary O'Connor

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Devoted to life and work of Canadian-born photographer Margaret Watkins, this book tells the story of an artist in difficult circumstances whose working life spanned a Victorian upbringing in Hamilton, Ontario, and witnessing of first Soviet Five-Year Plan. It makes available Watkins' work in reproduction as part of an interdisciplinary study.
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Seduced by Modernity: The Photography of Margaret Watkins by Mary O'Connor

A richly illustrated and vivid account of the life and work of an important Canadian modernist photographer.

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Seduced by Modernity Reviews

"Seduced by Modernity is three things in one: a most remarkable, vivid biography of a fascinating person; an analysis of the oeuvre of an important artist-photographer; and an extremely successful study of the interrelations of twentieth century art, gender, and mass culture, interlaced superbly with supporting theoretical passages. This is an extraordinary accomplishment." Lora Carney, University of Toronto

About Mary O'Connor

Mary O'Connor is professor, English and cultural studies, McMaster University. Katherine Tweedie is professor, studio arts, Concordia University.

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Seduced by Modernity: The Photography of Margaret Watkins by Mary O'Connor
Mary O'Connor
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McGill-Queen's University Press
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