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The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Robert W. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The stadium century traces the history of stadia and mass spectatorship in modern France from the vélodromes of the late nineteenth century to the construction of the Stade de France before the 1998 ... More


Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Weihong Bao

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema in modern China was a dynamic entity, not strictly tied to one media technology, one mode of operation, or one system of aesthetic code. It was, in Weihong Bao’s term, an affective medium, a ... More


Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony

Brandeise Monk-Payton

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In “Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony,” Brandeise Monk-Payton encourages us to think more richly about the relationship between affect and testimony that is ... More


Acting

Gian Maria Annovi

in Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180306
eISBN:
9780231542708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180306.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Five is devoted to films that feature Pasolini in roles that evoke or directly address his authorial function. This is the case for his self-projections onto character-authors such as Chaucer ... More


Consuming the Other: Food Films as Culinary Tourism

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Analyses food films that invite audiences to visit the homes of ethnic others as vicarious tourists. The Joy Luck Club (Wang, 1993), Soul Food (Tillman 1997), Tortilla Soup (Ripoll, 2001), What’s ... More


The image of a well-ordered city: nineteenth-century Manchester theatre architecture and the urban spectator1

Viv Gardner

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Viv Gardner’s essay begins with a discussion of ‘scuttling’ incidents in Manchester in the 1890s, originating in music hall and theatre venues and spilling onto the streets, and the debates in the ... More


As we like it

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on the lived reality of Shakespearean theatre-going, recording the author’s experience of a performance of As You Like It at Shakespeare’s Globe towards the end of the summer of ... More


Modernity’s fatal addictions: technological necromancy and E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire

Carol Margaret Davison

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking as its point of focus E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire (2000), a cinematic mise-en-abîme homage to, and a self-referential twenty-first century commentary on F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, ... More


Sportsmen or savages? Stadium sport and its spectators, 1900–60

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The third chapter focuses on the stadium’s relationship to the efforts of French sporting elites to create a well-disciplined, deferential and masculine public at spectator sporting events in the ... More


Display

Jonathon Shears (ed.)

in The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 houses material that relates to the Victorian preoccupation with display. It considers the moral, social and sexual implications of viewing in an age of material abundance and the ... More


Transcending the Gallery

Justin T. Clark

in City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638737
eISBN:
9781469638751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638737.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even more effectively than outdoor vistas, indoor galleries offered reformers the ability to manipulate what urbanites saw. Embracing the arts as a form of moral instruction, late-Federal Bostonians ... More


Fiery Action: Toward an Aesthetics of New Heroism

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 situates the action-based aesthetic of “fiery films” (1927 to 1931) as a response to Hollywood serialized thrillers mediated by the competition between stage and screen. I complicate the ... More


A Culture of Resonance: Hypnotism, Wireless Cinema, and the Invention of Intermedial Spectatorship

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 places “resonance” in relation to emergent media technologies—wireless technology and newly invented media as well as popular scientific imaginations of the diverse future of cinema—to ... More


Dances of Fire: Mediating Affective Immediacy

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 examines how left-wing spoken drama and films invoked fire, torrents, and other natural forces to politicize spectatorial affect through visual and sensory confrontations. I then revisit ... More


Transparent Shanghai: Cinema, Architecture, and a Left-Wing Culture of Glass

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 4 reframes left-wing cinema in the material “culture of glass,” closely affiliated with international modernist architecture and a commodity culture of display. Left-wing cinema interacted ... More


“A Vibrating Art in the Air”: The Infinite Cinema and the Media Ensemble of Propaganda

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 follows the migration of the Chinese film industry from Shanghai to Chongqing during the Sino-Japanese War. I examine the impact of the war and the rise of propaganda that initiated both a ... More


Baptism by Fire: Atmospheric War, Agitation, and a Tale of Three Cities

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 complicates the claim of propaganda as a utopia media infrastructure by returning to individual films across the geopolitical division between Chongqing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. I ... More


Introduction

Weihong Bao

in Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book traces the permutations of the affective medium in modern China as a way to rethink cinema as a material, aesthetic, and social medium deeply connected to the artificial production of ... More


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