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The Music Hall Cockney: Flesh and Blood, or Replicant?

Derek B. Scott

in Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309461
eISBN:
9780199871254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309461.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that from the 1840s to the 1890s the representation of the Cockney in music hall went through three successive phases. It began as a parody of working-class life; then it turned ... More


The Jean Baudrillard Reader

Steve Redhead (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627882
eISBN:
9780748671182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a comprehensive collection of extracts of Jean Baudrillard’s myriad published writings. The extracts extend, in order of original publication in French, from the 1960s right up to the ... More


The Reformation of Belief

Ethan H. Shagan

in The Birth of Modern Belief

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174747
eISBN:
9780691184944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174747.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the controversy behind Luther's suggestion that belief in the existence of God was exceptional rather than ubiquitous. Luther made the starkest and most rarefied variety of ... More


The Surrealism of Virtual Band Gorillaz: “Clint Eastwood” and “Feel Good Inc.”

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses audiovisual performances by Gorillaz, a cartoon band formed by the pop musician Damon Albarn and the cartoonist Jamie Hewlett, The first study approaches the hit song Clint ... More


Engineering the Techno-Orient: The Hyperrealization of Post-Racial Politics in Cloud Atlas

Haerin Shin

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Haerin (Helen) Shin, in “Engineering the Techno-Orient: The Hyperrealization of Post-Racial Politics in Cloud Atlas,” considers visions of technologized Asia and Asian bodies in the film Cloud Atlas ... More


The Ghost of Jacques Derrida

Kas Saghafi

in Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231621
eISBN:
9780823235094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231621.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes up Jacques Derrida's avowal of belief in ghosts, not simply to explain the significance of “ghosts”, simulacra, doubles, hence images, in Derrida's work ... More


Developments in the Medieval Latin West

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the evolution of visual theory in the Latin West from late antiquity to around 1300. A key point in that evolution came in the twelfth century with the translation of ancient ... More


Introduction: the Psychic Life of Digital Media

Lydia H. Liu

in The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486826
eISBN:
9780226486840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486840.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the birth of the Freudian robot in the postwar Euro-American world order by looking at how information theory and digital media reframe the problem of the unconscious in ... More


Inside Exopolis: Views of Orange County (1990–1996)

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In another experimental essay, newspaper clippings are used to explore the “scamscape” of Orange County. For Jean Baudrillard, Orange County exemplified a new world of simulated “hyperreality.” A ... More


The Encounter in Sense and Thought

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter turns to the thorny issues of thought, consciousness, and human subjectivity. As naturalists, Lucretius and Deleuze do not assume the existence of a subject, but instead attempt to ... More


Lucretius and Naturalism [1961]

Gilles Deleuze

in Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gilles Deleuze’s “Lucretius and Naturalism” (1961; translated by Jared Bly) is the first version of an essay that would later appear in an altered form in the appendix to Deleuze’s 1969 Logique du ... More


Seducing-Machines

Sean McQueen

in Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter turns to the 1973 J.G. Ballard novel Crash as well as its 1996 film adaptation by Cronenberg. It aims to make careful distinctions between Deleuze and Baudrillard and show why they ... More


The Paradoxical Nature of Difference

Marc Rölli

Peter Hertz-Ohmes (ed.)

in Gilles Deleuze's Transcendental Empiricism: From Tradition to Difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414883
eISBN:
9781474426985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414883.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this short chapter Deleuze formulates the thesis that no philosophy begins without presuppositions. He questions the presumably natural tendency of thought to seek truth. He makes visible, beneath ... More


Cukor Maudit: , , , , , , , , and

Bill Krohn

in George Cukor: Hollywood Master

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748693566
eISBN:
9781474416023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693566.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Cukor's films maudit. Two themes interweave in this chapter: that Cukor's strategy vis-à-vis the Production Code was already in place in the first film to be discussed, ... More


Creativity in Play

Michal Daliot-Bul

in License to Play: The Ludic in Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839406
eISBN:
9780824868994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839406.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Play has often been associated with creativity that generates innovation because it allows an alleged “relaxation of rules.” Chapter five looks at the relationships among creativity, innovation, ... More


Umwelt, Mitwelt,and Eigenwelt

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s novel The Simulacra, in which the protagonist, Richard Kongrosian, is a psychotic. Kongrosian starts out an anankastic, a person for whom ... More


Miraculous Images

Frank Graziano

in Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199790869
eISBN:
9780190279257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790869.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The chapter begins with analysis of the ambiguity and attributes of miraculous images, including their similarities to relics and Byzantine icons, and treats image attributes including aliveness, ... More


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