Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?: On the Modern Origins of Pictorial Complexity

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    • Format Kindle
    • 0415919428
    • Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?: On the Modern Origins of Pictorial Complexity
    • James Elkins
    • Anglais
    • 07 December 2017
    • 320 pages

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