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The Feeding Machine and Feeding the Machine: Silence, Sound and the Technologies of Cinema

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines cinema’s engagement with ubran-based industrialization, linking its audience and their modes of mechanized production to those that made cinema possible and does so by using ... More


Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Ryan Bishop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema mostly taught viewers how to understand cinema, constantly thematizing its addresses to and relationship to its audience. Comic cinema has provided a self-reflexive critique of this ... More


Visions of Family Life

Deborah Weinstein

in The Pathological Family: Postwar America and the Rise of Family Therapy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451416
eISBN:
9780801468155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451416.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the visual technologies—particularly one-way mirrors and training films—that play a vital role in bringing together the realms of family life and therapeutic culture. It ... More


The Broadcasting of Judicial Proceedings

Joseph Jaconelli

in Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252580
eISBN:
9780191681387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252580.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is devoted to the reporting of trials to those persons who were not present in the courtroom in the specific context of radio and television coverage of the proceedings. It is already ... More


Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Deirdre Loughridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book is about the changing audiovisual culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and its significance for the emergence of musical romanticism. The period from Haydn’s early ... More


“To the Disinherited Belongs the Future”: Farm Worker Futurism in the 1940s

Curtis Marez

in Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816672318
eISBN:
9781452954288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter One centers an important case study in the history of farm worker visual culture: as part of a strike in the late 1940s, union organizer Ernesto Galarza constructed influential photo collages ... More


Image operations: refracting control from virtual reality to the digital battlefield

Timothy Lenoir and Luke Caldwell

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how control in military contexts is refracted, multiplied, and circulated through the lens of the image. It looks at military developments in networking the battlefield, from ... More


Geological Mapping and the Geographies of Proprietorship in Nineteenth-Century Cornwall

Simon Naylor (ed.)

in Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487267
eISBN:
9780226487298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487298.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explains how the cartographic enterprise can be read as a “form of territorial acquisition” on the part of mapping geologists, focusing the mapping of geology of Cornwall, England. It ... More


Beginnings

in Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312120
eISBN:
9781846315190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315190.002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

References to visual technology began appearing in American fiction in the 1890s, one example of which is the presence of a device called the ‘visual telegraph’ in John Jacob Astor's novel A Journey ... More


Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Omar W. Nasim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

There can be little doubt that it was because of the giant telescopes that were being built at the end of the 18th and for most of the 19th century that the modern study of nebulae began. Also of ... More


Commemorating Whiteness: The Ghost of Diana in the U.S. Popular Press

Ruby C. Tapia

in American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies how the “official” and “commemorative” images of Diana Spencer invoke tropes of charity and sympathy to produce racialized mediations of history, memory, motherhood, and U.S. ... More


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