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Introduction

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter presents the book both as a study of English before English existed as a subject in its own right (comparable with what were known as ‘conjectural histories’ in the 18th ... More


Introduction: Toward a Disability Media Studies

Elizabeth Ellcessor, Mack Hagood, and Bill Kirkpatrick

in Disability Media Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this introduction, Elizabeth Ellcessor, Mack Hagood, and Bill Kirkpatrick orient newcomers to the fields of media and disability studies, highlighting key theories, methodologies, and scholarly ... More


Disability Media Studies

Bill Kirkpatrick

Elizabeth Ellcessor (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Disability Media Studies proposes the formation of a field of study, based in the rich traditions of media, cultural, and disability studies. Such a field is necessarily interdisciplinary and ... More


Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Neil Rhodes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is about what there was before the subject known as English existed, and about how that became English. The first half of the book deals principally with English as an academic discipline ... More


Memory Studies and Media Studies

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter will offer a critical introduction to the key issues, debates and ideas within memory studies research. It is not always clear from existing literature how and why memory studies ... More


Introduction

Kari Karppinen

in Rethinking Media Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823245123
eISBN:
9780823268979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245123.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This book analyzes the controversies and uncertainties surrounding the concept of media pluralism in two ways. First, by deconstructing the concept from the perspective of democratic theory; and ... More


Afterword II: Dismediation—Three Proposals, Six Tactics

Mara Mills and Jonathan Sterne

in Disability Media Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Mara Mills and Jonathan Sterne, leading scholars of media technologies who have long incorporated disability into their analyses, propose “dismediation” as one avenue for the cross-pollination of ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


Introduction

Francis L. F. Lee

in Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The author presents his argument in the Introduction, that talk radio has continued to maintain its prominence and distinctive significance over the past fifteen years in Hong Kong largely due to the ... More


The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Patrick D. Murphy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Today's global media sustains a potent new environmental consciousness. Paradoxically, it also serves as a far-reaching platform that promotes the unsustainable consumption ravaging our planet. ... More


The Watchdog Still Barks

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the erosion of the newspaper business and presents arguments as to why the free press is important, even in the Internet age. It also details the research behind this volume, ... More


Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More


The Pleasures of Memory: Learning to Read with Charles Dickens

Sarah Winter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233526
eISBN:
9780823241132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233526.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What are the sources of the commonly held presumption that reading literature should make people more just, humane, and sophisticated? Rendering literary history responsive to the cultural histories ... More


Introduction: Media, Gender, and Immigration

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the social, historical, and political elements of 1980s immigration debates in both policy-making and popular culture. Drawing on scholarship in American Studies, Gender and ... More


Digital Memory and the Archive

Wolfgang Ernst

Jussi Parikka (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677665
eISBN:
9781452948065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677665.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In Ernst’s media theory, archaeology becomes archivological analysis that refuses to stay on the interface level. Instead, it reveals the technological conditions of our contemporary techniques of ... More


Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Barry Barclay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Acclaimed Māori filmmaker Barry Barclay’s Our Own Image relates the experiences of making his documentaries and his critically acclaimed feature-length film Ngati (1987), widely credited as the first ... More


Introduction: Finding Alternative Girlhoods

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter talks about how the media depicts some girls as spectacular while belittling others, and how the book aims to pay analytical attention to the many girls who fall outside a ... More


Archival Media Theory: An Introduction to Wolfgang Ernst’s Media Archaeology

Wolfgang Ernst

in Digital Memory and the Archive

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677665
eISBN:
9781452948065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677665.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An introduction to WE’s media theory in relation to German media theory, Kittler and the wider Digital Humanities debates


Peripheral Visions / Global Sounds: From Galicia to the World

José Colmeiro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940308
eISBN:
9781786944399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940308.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Galician audio/visual culture has experienced an unprecedented period of growth following the process of political and cultural devolution in post-Franco Spain. This creative explosion has occurred ... More


. Close Reading: Marshall McLuhan, from Modernism to Media Studies

Jessica Pressman

in Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199937080
eISBN:
9780199352623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937080.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the father of media studies, Marshall McLuhan, as a modernist New Critic and argues for the understanding of how close reading serves his foundational writing. McLuhan studied ... More


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