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The ‘Image-World’ and the Reality of Photography

Matilde Nardelli

in Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Antonioni’s thematisation of photography in and beyond Blow-Up (1966), in the context of the postwar proliferation of media images and image culture. It argues that if ... More


Mass Media in the Twentieth Century

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the long history of visual stereotypes of African Americans from the print era through the celluloid images rooted in the minstrel tradition. It also recognizes the tremendous ... More


The Wallkeepers: Monitoring the Israeli-Arab Conflict

Dan Caspi with Danny Rubinstein

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter describes the way in which the mass media have handled the occupation. It suggests that Israel has concentrated on building an “Information Wall” that separates between the Arab and the ... More


Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Matilde Nardelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michalangelo Antonioni’s 1960s films are widely recognized as both exemplars of cinema and key texts in ushering in cinema’s ‘modern’ incarnation. Reconnecting Antonioni’s aesthetically audacious ... More


Introduction: A Revealing Failure by the Critics

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Following on again from the previous chapter, this chapter focuses on the responses of mainstream reviewers to the two alternate histories written by Kingsley Amis, The Alteration (1976), and Russian ... More


Introduction: … And Not Fudging the Issue!

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Following on from the preceding chapter, the question of the relativity of cultural values is seen as animating much of the work of the author Jack Vance. The Prime Directive of the Star Trek series ... More


Introduction: Saying (When Necessary) the Lamentable Word

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the ways in which anxiety over future war, or trauma over past wars, are reflected in science fiction, from Victorian works inspired by the Franco-Prussian War to works ... More


Sociological Art

Michael F. Leruth

in Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 1 traces the early development of Forest’s artistic vocation beginning with his production as a self-taught painter while still working for the French postal service in Algeria and focuses on ... More


Media and media freedom

Javier García-Marín

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The objective of this chapter is to explore the Arab region’s media systems in order to assess the sources of information available to civil society. The chapter is divided into four parts, which ... More


Introduction

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Offers a history and historiography of Shanghai and Shanghai art before turning to the unique circumstances of the late nineteenth-century art world. Taking advantage of Shanghai’s marketplace, ... More


The Rise of Postmodern Conservatism

Kevin Mattson

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter concentrates on the parallels between conservatism and postmodernism, arguing that insofar as they are both concerned with challenging the ‘grand narratives’ of postwar politics and ... More


Communication, the media and deliberation

Tim Marshall and Tim Marshall

in The Politics and Ideology of Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447337201
eISBN:
9781447337256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337201.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Part of the processes analysed in chapters 6 and 7 concerns the communication and mediation of ideas and policies. This is not an innocent or neutral process, but something which can affect deeply ... More


Colonial Heroes

Berny Sèbe

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0027
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Taken together, the reputations which emerged in Francophone popular culture around a series of distinguished explorers, missionaries, empire builders or colonial administrators can be described as a ... More


Ancient Greece on British Television

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Ancient Greece has inspired television producers and captivated viewing audiences in the United Kingdom for over half a century. By examining how and why political, social and cultural narratives of ... More


The Unimagined Community: Imperialism and Culture in South Vietnam

Duy Lap Nguyen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143969
eISBN:
9781526150523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143976
Subject:
History, Asian History

The unimagined community proposes a re-examination of the Vietnam War from a perspective that has been largely excluded from historical accounts of the conflict, that of the South Vietnamese. ... More


Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Esther De Dauw and Daniel J. Connell (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume takes an interdisciplinary perspective when positioning the impact of hypermasculinity on toxic masculinity and the vilification of identities outside of hypermasculinity through several ... More


Enlisting the Press

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter connects newspaper history and Woodson's partnership with the black press, including his merger of the Black History Movement with interests of the black newspapers. They were suitable ... More


Political corruption and scandal

James L. Newell

in Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter takes its point of departure from the fact that corruption is by definition an illegitimate activity and therefore likely to remain hidden. If revealed, therefore, it may give rise to ... More


Life at School: From Routines to Civility

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How does it feel to be a student at school? In chapter 5 we examine the texture of experience in the classroom, a place where children and young people spend many long hours. At Victoria Forest ... More


Broadcasting Greece: An Introduction to Greek Antiquity on the Small Screen

Fiona Hobden and Amanda Wrigley

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter offers an introduction to the subject of ancient Greece on British television from the mid-20th century to the present and to the particular topics and debates addressed in the volume. ... More


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