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Time Stalkers

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter identifies the isolating effects of stalkers on female figures, emphasizing the temporal isolation accomplished through the control of storage media such as tape recorders and answering ... More


Law and the Utopian Imagination

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790819
eISBN:
9780804791861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790819.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book is a project of exploration and resuscitation of idea of utopianism within legal discourse. Instead of mapping out the contours of a familiar terrain, the contributors seek to explore the ... More


Introduction

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Introduction provides a brief historiographical summary in order to place the book in the context of previous work on the police in this period. It examines themes in the half century before the ... More


Sir John Fielding and the Making of the Bow Street Runners, 1754–1765

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Explains how with government financial help Fielding established the first public magistrates’ office in the metropolis. The chapter also examines his organizing his office as a collection point for ... More


Prosecution: The Runners in Court, 1765–1792

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The subject is the process of prosecution and the role of the runners as witnesses at the commitment hearing before magistrates – the link between victims of crimes and the trial before judge and ... More


Introduction: Reading (into) the Greatest Science Fiction Film Ever Made

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner that has become one of the most lauded science-fiction films ever made. It talks about academics who have written about Blade Runner in ... More


Audiences

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at how audiences, through their choice of screenings and their response to films, can transform production trends and the decisions made about which films are made at the planning ... More


Conclusion: What Does it Mean to be Human?

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter points out that the real story of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner is about what it means to be human in a world increasingly touched by technological invention and media intervention. It ... More


Afterword (2016): AfterHuman

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This afterword discusses the continuing appeal of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner (1982). First, the film recognised that contemporary existence would be increasingly augmented. The fear today that ... More


PostScript: Special Affx

Garrett Stewart

in Cinemachines: An Essay on Media and Method

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226656564
eISBN:
9780226656878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656878.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A return to opening reflections on our bodily response to film, rather than to the “body” or “flesh” of the screen image, accompanies a further consideration of screen “affect” in connection with ... More


Blade Runner's Moving Still

Elissa Marder

in The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240555
eISBN:
9780823240593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240555.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between humans and androids in Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner by looking at how the film reflects on its own status as a film and the role that ... More


Introduction

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

in A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643274
eISBN:
9781469643298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643274.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

While most histories of Prohibition focus on the northeastern United States and the organized crime that flourished during the era, this book turns the attention to the South. The South's proximity ... More


The Edge of Reality: Replicating Blade Runner

Constantine Verevis

in Film Reboots

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451369
eISBN:
9781474490641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451369.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes Blade Runner 2049 as a ‘reboot-sequel’ for the way it retraces its precursor(s) at the same time as it extends them. In making this point, it argues that Blade Runner 2049 – a ... More


CODICIL Intimations of a Human Rights International: “The Rights of Man; or, What Are We [reading] For?”

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Thematically within Adama and The Kite Runner, and in their public reception, as with the other Bildungsromane that have been examined in this book, the worlds of geopolitics, consumer capitalism, ... More


Writing the Male Rape Survivor: The Rape Novel in the Twenty-First Century

Robin E. Field

in Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The rise of the rape novel featuring female victims inspired the telling of more stories about male rape victims. Just as the early stories about the sexual assault of women portrayed rape as ... More


Genre

Sean Redmond

in Constellations Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the terms of the themes, iconographies and mode of address of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner that made it fall within the science-fiction genre. It describes Blade Runner as a ... More


Narrative

Sean Redmond

in Constellations Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the narrative of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner in terms of the way it functions, like the anti-narrative film found in a great deal of European art cinema. It discusses German ... More


Representation

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter talks about representation, which is a concept given to the way things, objects, places, people come to have meaning in the social world. It mentions the clear and direct sense on the ... More


Institutions and Authors

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Ridley Scott's Blade Runner as a textbook case of how the contemporary Hollywood studio system works or rather fails to work properly. It explores Blade Runner as a case study ... More


Textual Analysis

Sean Redmond

in Blade Runner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325093
eISBN:
9781800342200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325093.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses textual analysis as the best way to get to understand how a film produces meaning. It points out how close textual analysis enables the critical reader to get beneath the skin ... More


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