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Cinema Technologies Of Visibility And The Reanimation Of Desire

Author : V. Hausmann
ISBN : 9780230118508
Genre : Performing Arts
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Exploring the dead/alive figure in such films as The Ring, American Beauty , and The Elephant Man , Vincent Hausmann charts the spectacular reduction of psychic life and assesses calls for shoring up psychic/social spaces that transfer bodily drives to language.

Arvo P Rt S White Light

Author : Laura Dolp
ISBN : 9781107182899
Genre : History
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One of the most frequently performed contemporary composers, Arvo Prt has become a phenomenon whose unusual reach is felt well beyond the concert hall. This ground-breaking collection of essays investigates both the causes and the effects of this success. Beyond the rhetoric of 'holy minimalism' that has accompanied the composer's reception since the mid-1980s, each chapter takes a fresh approach toward understanding how Prt's music has occupied social landscapes. The result is a dynamic conversation among filmgoers (who explore issues of empathy and resemblance), concertgoers (commerce and art), listeners (embodiment, healing and the role of technology), activists (legacies of resistance) and performers (performance practice). Collectively, these studies offer a bold and thoughtful engagement with Prt as a major cultural figure and reflect on the unprecedented impact of his music.

Between Film And Screen

Author : Garrett Stewart
ISBN : 0226774120
Genre : Literary Criticism
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What is the mysterious region between photography and the phenomenon of narrative cinema, between the photogram - a single film frame - and the illusion of motion we recognise as movies?

Science Fiction Studies

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ISBN : UCSC:32106014795410
Genre : Science fiction
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Picturing American Modernity

Author : Kristen Whissel
ISBN : 0822341859
Genre : Performing Arts
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In Picturing American Modernity, Kristen Whissel investigates the relationship between early American cinema and the experience of technological modernity. She demonstrates how between the late 1890s and the eve of the First World War moving pictures helped the U.S. public understand the possibilities and perils of new forms of “traffic” produced by industrialization and urbanization. As more efficient ways to move people, goods, and information transformed work and leisure at home and contributed to the expansion of the U.S. empire abroad, silent films presented compelling visual representations of the spaces, bodies, machines, and forms of mobility that increasingly defined modern life in the United States and its new territories. Whissel shows that by portraying key events, achievements, and anxieties, the cinema invited American audiences to participate in the rapidly changing world around them. Moving pictures provided astonishing visual dispatches from military camps prior to the outbreak of fighting in the Spanish-American War. They allowed audiences to delight in images of the Pan-American Exposition, and also to mourn the assassination of President McKinley there. One early film genre, the reenactment, presented spectators with renditions of bloody battles fought overseas during the Philippine-American War. Early features offered sensational dramatizations of the scandalous “white slave trade,” which was often linked to immigration and new forms of urban work and leisure. By bringing these frequently distant events and anxieties “near” to audiences in cities and towns across the country, the cinema helped construct an American national identity for the machine age.


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105213162550
Genre : Motion pictures
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Visualizing Spanish Modernity

Author : Susan Larson
ISBN : 185973801X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The experience of the simultaneously creative and destructive forces of modernity in Western Europe has been the source of countless representational and critical narratives. This book seeks to deepen an understanding of the often overlooked nature of Spanish modernity.

Other Than Yourself

Author : Gabrielle Cram
ISBN : 3865604234
Genre : Art
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Albert Einstein once said, "A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest-a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Taking as its point of departure the paradoxical nature of the self, this volume features substantial essays on and supporting images by such provocative international artists as Janet Cardiff, Maurizio Cattelan, Emanuel Danesch and David Rych, Mario Garcia Torres, Amos Gitai, Jenny Holzer, Dennis Hopper, Jonathan Horowitz, Sanja Ivekovic, Amar Kanwar, David Lamelas, Jan Mancuska, Paul McCarthy, Boris Ondreicka, Sergio Prego, Pipilotti Rist, Hans Schabus, Cindy Sherman, Roman Signer, Monika Sosnowska, Salla Tykka and Slaven Tolj.

Dissertation Abstracts International

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131550365
Genre : Humanities
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