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Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Never has a reconsideration of the place of drugs in our culture been more urgent than it is today. Drugs are seen as both panaceas and panapathogens, and the apparent irreconcilability of these ... 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


Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Seeta Chaganti

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In Strange Footing, early dance reveals the medieval experience of poetic form. For premodern audiences, poetic form did not exist exclusively in a poem’s structural attributes. Rather, the form of a ... More


Plotinus on logos

Lloyd P Gerson

in Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693719
eISBN:
9780191739019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693719.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper offers an interpretation of ‘y is the logos of ’ in Plotinus’ Enneads. The focus is primarily on those passages wherein x and y have ontological referents, though it also includes comments ... More


Knowledge Management Meets the Virtual Organization in the Newspaper Industry

Jennifer J. Gristock

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Virtual organisation is introduced in this chapter as a bottomless vessel of semantic vacuity that is waiting to be filled with meaning. Since there is no concrete definition for the notion of ... More


Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

This book introduces the concept of sonic virtuality, a theory of sound that positions it as an emergent perception within a framework of virtuality. In its opposition to the acoustic or standard ... More


The Body Encoded: Questions of Gender and the Electronic Text

Julia Flanders

in Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236634
eISBN:
9780191679315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236634.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Electronic texts are implicated with peculiar force in this notion of the virtual, because the understanding of textuality originates in the same philosophical crux as the ideas of physicality and ... More


Virtuality and Actualization: Deleuze and Bluegrass

Gary Peters

in Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter continues the discussion of the Del McCoury Band while re-introducing Deleuze's concepts of virtuality/verticality and actualization/horizontality to illuminate the manner in which ... More


Balzac's Shorter Fictions: Genesis and Genre

Tim Farrant

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198151975
eISBN:
9780191710247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151975.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Balzac's reputation is as a novelist. But short stories make up over half La Comédie humaine, in addition to scores of other tales and articles. Short forms appear early in Balzac's output, and shape ... More


Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the ... More


Living Theatres

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Although Wordsworth is the most influential poet of the Romantic era, his role in the development of modern concepts of virtuality has yet to be explored. Where Blake hopes to transform the actual by ... More


Heterocosm

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that to understand Wordsworth's account of virtuality and its relation to his early radicalism, we must turn to The Two-Part ‘Prelude’ (1799) and in particular to the capacity for ... More


Pandemonium

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter begins with a discussion of Philippe De Loutherbourg's Eidophusikon and of the parallel drawn in its famous concluding scene (added in 1782) between Satan and Loutherbourg, the creation ... More


Jerusalem

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Blake's oeuvre as the first and still one of the most profound attempts to think through the implications for aesthetics and politics of the virtual, here ... More


Characteristics of the Iconicity of Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Computer simulations are centered around events and come to the fore where prefabricated paths are avoided. However, these calculated constructs have nothing to do with phantasies of limitless ... More


Counter-Institution, Counter-Deconstruction

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter, rather than starting to build a prospective model of the counter-institution in view of the predicament the university finds itself in today, ... More


Introduction

Seeta Chaganti

in Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book argues that in bringing dance-based perceptual practices to their encounter with poetry, medieval audiences experience a poem’s form as strange footing, virtual forces that hover askew of ... More


“Vanysshed Was This Daunce”: Reenactment, Experience, Virtuality

Seeta Chaganti

in Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter defines the terms reenactment, experience, and virtuality. It elucidates Strange Footing's reenactment method, which juxtaposes medieval and contemporary dance.


“The Virtual Reality of Theater”: Antonin Artaud

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In 1933, Antonin Artaud introduced his notion of a “theater of cruelty” by associating the purpose of theater with the necessary cruelty that one can inflict on others. In a ... More


§1 Ur-ability: Force and Image from Kant to Benjamin

Kevin McLaughlin

in Poetic Force: Poetry after Kant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791007
eISBN:
9780804792288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791007.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter lays out the origins of Walter Benjamin's theory of the force of images in Kant's philosophy, in particular the Critique of the Power of Judgment and the second edition of the Critique ... More


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