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Chains of Evidence: Augmented Performance before and after the Digital

Bob Rehak

in More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479813155
eISBN:
9781479897070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813155.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A certain class of film acting has always depended on special effects for its realization. This chapter traces the history of augmented performance from its roots in cel and stop-motion animation to ... More


The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom

Suzanne Buchan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646586
eISBN:
9781452945903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646586.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This work is the first thorough analysis of the creative oeuvre of the Quay Brothers. Known for their animation shorts that rely on puppetry, miniatures, and stop-motion techniques, their fiercely ... More


Fictional Duration and Motion: Discrete or Continuous?

Craig Bourne and Emily Caddick Bourne

in Time in Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199675319
eISBN:
9780191819674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675319.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The representation of duration and of motion in visual fictions is considered. A norm of duration is introduced, which leads to a characterization of what it takes to represent motion as continuous ... More


Saving the Family? Children's Fiction

in Solar Flares: Science Fiction in the 1970s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318344
eISBN:
9781846317798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317798.013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1976, Thomas M. Disch described science fiction as a branch of children's literature because of its intellectual, emotional and moral limitations. Science fiction authors such as Robert A. ... More


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