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Still Life in Real Time
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Richard Dienst
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Television can be imagined in a number of ways: as a profuse flow of images, as a machine that produces new social relationships, as the last lingering gasp of Western metaphysical thinking, as a stuttering relay system of almost anonymous messages, as a fantastic construction of time. Richard Dienst engages
Globalizing Critical Theory
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Max Pensky
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-28 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Across a spectrum of academic disciplines, the topic of globalization is at the forefront of contemporary efforts to understand a dynamically changing world society. How might critical social theory respond creatively to the challenge of thinking and theorizing globalization in its full complexity?
Television Histories
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Gary R. Edgerton, Peter C. Rollins
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-17 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

From Ken Burns's documentaries to historical dramas such as Roots, from A&E's Biography series to CNN, television has become the primary source for historical information for tens of millions of Americans today. Why has television become such a respected authority? What falsehoods enter our collective memory as truths? How is
Creating Selves
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Johanna Gibson
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

The concept of creativity, together with concerns over access to creativity and knowledge, are currently the subject of international debate and unprecedented public attention, particularly in the context of international developments in intellectual property laws. Not only are there significant developments at the legal level, with increasing moves towards stronger
Moving Pictures, Still Lives
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: James Tweedie
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Moving Pictures, Still Lives revisits the cinematic and intellectual atmosphere of the late twentieth century. Against the backdrop of the historical fever of the 1980s and 1990s-the rise of the heritage industry, a global museum-building boom, and a cinematic fascination with costume dramas and literary adaptations-it explores the work of