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Emanuele Coccia

in Sensible Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explains how transparency allows mirrors to “receive” images. It argues that the specific world of the images, the place where everything is just sensible (the original place of ... More


Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Kyle Devine and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Our day-to-day musical enjoyment seems so simple, so easy, so automatic. Songs instantly emanate instantaneously and almost magically from our computers and phones. The tools for playing and making ... More


Images That Do Not Rest: The Installations of Lawrence Malstaf

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses three installations by Lawrence Malstaf, which rework religious motifs, or literally set them in motion to reinterpret the idea of the incarnation and the oppositions between ... More


The Contemporary Contexts of Hybridity

Andrew Chadwick

in The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199759477
eISBN:
9780199345113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 builds upon the themes of chapter 2 but goes beyond it to establish the contemporary context for the analyses of political communication that follow in chapters 4 to 9. This chapter sets ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


Introduction

Mechthild Fend

in Fleshing Out Surfaces: Skin in French Art and Medicine, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719087967
eISBN:
9781526120724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087967.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter introduces questions of skin and flesh tones via a discussion of Pedro Almódovar's 2011 film The Skin I live in. The film suggests a number of themes that are pertinent to this book: skin ... More


Agamben, the Image and the Human

John Lechte and Saul Newman

in Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

What is the precise relation of Agamben's and Guy Debord's notion of the image? But, even more, what is an image and how does it relate to the human? These are the guiding questions of this chapter. ... More


Reshaping the Romantic Canon from the Margins: The Medial Construction of ‘Byron’ in Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

Ralf Haekel

in Byron and Marginality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Byron has always been considered to belong to the canon of Romantic literature, but the place he occupies in the canon has been a special and recently a marginalised one. Byron’s phenomenal success ... More


Space of Scholarship: Trans/National and Comparative Studies

Yingjin Zhang

in Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833374
eISBN:
9780824870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833374.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the scale of the national used to occupy the central attention in film studies and argues that the resulting myth of a unified national cinema in a given nation-state must be ... More


Conclusion

Sebastian Matzner

in Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198724278
eISBN:
9780191827495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724278.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion offers a succinct summary of the new theory of metonymy, highlighting its advantages and explanatory powers against the backdrop of the shortcomings of earlier attempts at ... More


Introduction: Music, Text, and Culture

Tom Phillips

in Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198794462
eISBN:
9780191835988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794462.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume addresses issues central to the study of ancient Greek performance culture: the role played by music in performed poetry; the ancients’ understanding of the relationship between music, ... More


Making Infrastructures Audible

Kyle Devine and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier

in Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The editorial introduction to this book offers an intellectual and political proposition for studying the media infrastructures of music and sound. It provides a summary of existing infrastructural ... More


Shadows of Black and White: Materialities and Medialities in May Irwin’s “Frog Song”

Leslie C. Gay Jr

in Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter considers the role of seen and unseen infrastructures in the material transmission and circulation of May Irwin’s (1862–1938) famous “Frog Song.” Just as ontologies of music shift in our ... More


White Noise: Transmitting and Receiving Ancient Elegy

Genevieve Liveley

in Classics and Media Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846024
eISBN:
9780191881251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846024.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

In the first study of its kind to engage media theory in addressing a particularly contentious issue—that of the supposed connections between ancient Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman elegy—this chapter ... More


The Contemporary Contexts of Hybridity

Andrew Chadwick

in The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190696726
eISBN:
9780190696764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 builds upon the themes of chapter 2 but goes beyond it to establish the contemporary context for the analyses of political communication that follow in chapters 4 to 9. This chapter sets ... More


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