[ short story ]
- Tournier, Michael
Michel Tournier’s short story Veronica’s Shrouds is focused on the relationship between the photographer (Veronica) to her subject (Hector); the relation that becomes a space for realization of Veronica’s obsession with getting, shooting and finally exhibiting the real photograph - “the photograph itself”. The photographer’s subject is reduced to a sheer means for achieving of this primal photographic obsession - to get to the real itself. And resolving this obsession shows how far the Capa’s logic of getting closer can be stretched. If we get too close to reality - it disappears; all we are left with, is its shroud - the photographic reality. At the end Hector, the photographer’s subject is literary diluted in the photographic developer fluid.
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