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Media Histories, Media Theories, and Modernity

Nicholas Garnham

in Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the debate about history and its relation to the past that springs out of the confrontation between modernity and Enlightenment thought. It also argues that all debates about ... More


Among the Everywheres: Global Crowds and the Networked Planet

Ursula K. Heise

in Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335637
eISBN:
9780199869022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335637.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Building on Ch. 1, this chapter analyzes scientific texts, novels, films and poems between the 1960s and the 1990s that explore the relationship between local, national, and global forms of identity ... More


Afterword: Vital Signs

Omri Moses

in Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This afterword works to understand the neglect that befell vitalism as an intellectual lineage after the demise of early modernism. It then examines its “return,” surveying some of the burgeoning ... More


Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

N. Katherine Hayles and Jessica Pressman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that the humanities may be re-invigorated by adopting a comparative media framework as a basis for curricula re-design, faculty scholarship, and student-oriented learning. With ... More


Return: The “Wrinkles” of Mystery in The Winter's Tale

Philip Lorenz

in The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter reads Shakespeare's late play, The Winter's Tale, along with Francisco Suárez's Mariological writings as anatomies of the media conditions required for a sovereign event. Shakespeare's ... More


Medieval Remediations

Jessica Brantley

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter emphatically reminds us that media did not begin with the printing press (a point that William Johnson also makes clear). Moreover, Brantley argues for the particular insights that ... More


The .txtual Condition

Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Using the recent donation of the Deena Larsen Collection to the University of Maryland as an example, Kirschenbaum discusses the ways in which digital objects challenge standard archival practices ... More


Gilded Monuments: Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Donne’s Letters, and the Mediated Text

Thomas Fulton

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fulton reminds us that the “print revolution” not only stretched over centuries but also that print co-existed with other media practices well into the seventeenth century, including manuscript ... More


Txtual Practice Rita Raley

Rita Raley

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the role of location-aware technologies such as smart phones and GPS devices in overwriting urban landscapes, creating dynamic new meanings that people can access by moving to ... More


Reading Screens: Comparative Perspectives on Computational Poetics

John David Zuern

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Zuern’s chapter picks up on the theme of recursivity in his discussion of Brecht’s radio play Lindbergh’s Flight compared with the digital Flash work by Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, My Name ... More


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