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On Background Knowledge and Seriality

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

Obviously, the human mind stores words in series. A typology of such is set up: strict seriality, natural seriality, script seriality, schematic seriality, semantic fields, frames, prototypical ... More


Film Reboots

Daniel Herbert and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451369
eISBN:
9781474490641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing together the latest developments in the study of serial formatting practices – remakes, sequels, series – Film Reboots is the first edited collection to specifically focus on the new ... More


A Total Write-Off: Continuity and Competition

I. A. Ruffell

in Politics and Anti-Realism in Athenian Old Comedy: The Art of the Impossible

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587216
eISBN:
9780191731297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587216.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The interactions between comic poets has been increasingly recognized in recent years. This chapter develops a model for such constructive and competitive interactions, drawing on both ... More


Insurance and the Problem of Sentimental Representation

John O’brien

in Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226291123
eISBN:
9780226291260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226291260.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter 3 explores what François Ewald has called the “insurantial imaginary,” the ways in which the technology of insurance shaped imaginative writing in the eighteenth century. Though the examples ... More


Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Clare Pettitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815–1848 proposes an entirely new way of reading the transition into the modern. The first book in a three-part series which will take the reader ... More


Order Restored? Chinese Masculinities in the German Crime Television Series Tatort

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter studies the depiction of Chinese protagonists in the crime series Tatort, the most extensive and longest-running fictional television program in the German-speaking countries. The ... More


Introduction: Film Reboots

Daniel Herbert and 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/9781474451369.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the turn of the millennium, ‘the reboot’ has appeared as a prominent cinematic category in both industrial practice and popular discourses. Resembling both the remake and the sequel, the ... 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


All This Has Happened Before: Mythic Repetition in the Film-to-Television Reboot

Nicholas Benson and Jonathan Gray

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/9781474451369.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the phenomenon of film-to-television reboots. Noting that television has increasingly become a space for expanding and reinvigorating pre-existing story worlds of feature films, ... More


Resistance and Empire: Star Wars and the Social Justice Reboot

Derek Johnson

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/9781474451369.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter attends to recent instalments in the Star Wars series as ‘social justice’ reboots. It employs this term to describe those properties – not only Star Wars, but also series such as ... More


Reboot, Requel, Legacyquel: Jurassic World and the Nostalgia Franchise

Kathleen Loock

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/9781474451369.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ‘nostalgia’ reboot, a serial form that restarts a franchise at the same time that it preserves and celebrates its past. It identifies films like The Force Awakens and Creed ... More


Twin Peaks: David Lynch and the Serial-Thriller Soap

Linda Ruth Williams

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Twin Peaks was a pioneering television series created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, aired on ABC from April 1990 to June 1991. The oft-repeated adjective ‘quirky’ has become almost a synonym for ... More


Cult TV, Quality and the Role of the Episode/Programme Guide

Matt Hills

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Despite its relative academic invisibility, the episode guide has become an increasingly prominent companion to cult television serials. Cult television's series/serial hybridity often combines ... More


Shanghai Illustrations: Images and Readers

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/9789888208463.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Focuses on the active participation of artists in Shanghai’s publishing industry, specifically their contributions to the treaty port’s illustrated books and magazines. Capitalizing on the new ... More


Between Standardization and Serialization: Kenneth Burke, Fredric Jameson, and Radical Criticism in the Post-Fordist Era

Jason Maxwell

in The Two Cultures of English: Literature, Composition, and the Moment of Rhetoric

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282463
eISBN:
9780823286317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282463.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the odd status of literary and rhetorical critic Kenneth Burke within English Studies. It does so by examining a debate between Burke and Fredric Jameson that occurred in the ... More


Realist Aesthetics: Televisual Networks

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Televisual narratives have experimented for several decades with multi-protagonist structures and complex plotting, since the rise of 1950s soap operas. The development of narrative complexity in ... More


(Re)figuring Justice

Andrew Dilts

in Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262410
eISBN:
9780823268986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The final chapter calls a refiguring of justice that moves toward communicative and deliberative theories of democracy and democratic practice that begin by theorizing injustice, difference, and ... More


Introduction: Serial Forms

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter suggests that the form of the serial is more pervasive in early nineteenth-century culture than has been recognized. Starting with the growing popularity of print serials, ... More


Scott Unbound

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Scott Unbound’ shows how thinking about print in the 1820s and 1830s in a disaggregated, messy and material way, and seeing it as part of a new media world of performance, text, and image, can help ... More


Globus terraqueus: Cosmopolitan Law and “Fluid Geography” in the Utopian Thinking of Immanuel Kant and Joseph‐Pierre Proudhon

Diane Morgan

in Law and the Utopian Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790819
eISBN:
9780804791861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790819.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Defining and enforcing what is right tends to lead to a normatively “blueprint” model of justice. By contrast, “cosmopolitan law” can produce a more experimental, «utopian» form of justice. As ... More


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