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The Power of the In-Between

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Book Series: Stockholm Studies in Culture and Aesthetics ISBN: 9789176350645 9789176350676 9789176350652 9789176350669 Year: Pages: 442 DOI: 10.16993/baq Language: English
Publisher: Stockholm University Press
Subject: Media and communication --- Social Sciences --- Science (General) --- Arts in general
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"The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection gathers fourteen individual case studies where intermedial issues—issues concerning that which takes place in between media—are explored in relation to a range of different cultural objects and contexts, different methodological approaches, and different disciplinary perspectives. The cases investigate the intermediality of such manifold objects and phenomena as contemporary installation art, twentieth-century geography books, renaissance sculpture, media theory, and public architecture of the 1970s. They also bring together scholars from the disciplines of art history, comparative literature, theatre studies, musicology, and the history of ideas. Starting out from an inclusive understanding of intermediality as “relations between media conventionally perceived as different,” each author specifies and investigates “intermediality” in their own particular case; that is, each examines how it is inflected by particular objects, methods, and research questions. “Intermediality” thus serves both as a concept employed to cover an inclusive range of cultural objects, cultural contexts, methodological approaches, and so on, and as a concept to be modelled out by the particular cases it is brought to bear on. Rather than merely applying a predefined concept, the objectives are experimental. The authors explore the concept of intermediality as a malleable tool of research. This volume further makes a point of transgressing the divide between media history and semiotically and/or aesthetically oriented intermedial studies. The former concerns the specificity of media technologies and media interrelations in socially, politically, and epistemologically defined space and time, and the latter targets formal considerations of media objects and its various meaning-making elements. These two conventionally separated fields of research are integrated in order to produce a richer understanding of the analytical and historical, as well as the aesthetic and technological, conditions and possibilities of intermedial phenomena. "

Der österreichische Werbefilm. Die Genese eines Genres von seinen Anfängen bis 1938

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Book Series: Werbung – Konsum – Geschichte ISBN: 9783110622300 Year: Pages: 316 DOI: 10.1515/9783110622300 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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Filmed commercials are part of the culture of remembrance and of corporate and film history. When did this form of advertising begin? Who were the first sponsors and were advertising films made differently at that time than now? The monograph addresses these questions using the example of Austria. Starting from the early period of cinematography, it researches the development and establishment of the genre of the commercial in Austria until 1938.

Sichtbarkeit und Medium. Austausch, Verknüpfung und Differenz naturwissenschaftlicher und ästhetischer Bildstrategien

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ISBN: 9783980898591 Year: Pages: 298 DOI: 10.15460/HUP.85 Language: German
Publisher: Hamburg University Press
Subject: History
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Knowledge formations are always also image information. Scientific processes of knowledge therefore belong to a cultural practice that encompasses both visual and knowledge traditions. The essays collected in this volume examine scientific and artistic visualizations in the transitional zones between art and science and thus combine historical and pictorial issues. The topics range from microscopy in popular science books of the 17th and 18th centuries and the debate about ghost photography in the late 19th century to visualizations of the tobacco mosaic virus in the present.

Selbstoptimierung

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ISBN: 9783631676622 9783653070712 9783631704400 Year: DOI: 10.3726/978-3-653-07071-2 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group Grant: OGeSoMo||Knowledge Unlatched - 103668
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Lebenskunst hat Konjunktur: Offenbar ist der Traum, das Leben als Gesamtkunstwerk einzurichten, zur ethischen Maxime geworden. Beteiligt ist dabei seit der Antike das Motiv von Selbsterforschung bzw. Selbstbesserung, das über die Frühe Neuzeit bis in die Gegenwart wirksam geblieben ist. Tagebücher sind dabei ein notwendiges Begleitmedium gewesen und haben wechselhafte Formen angenommen, die von religiösen, wirtschaftlichen, psychologischen und medizinischen Aufschreibesystemen bestimmt worden sind. In diesem umfassenden mediologischen Sinn untersucht der Autor Programme der Selbstschrift und stellt diese an Beispielen dar, die sich von Pacioli über Pepys, Leibniz, Herder, Moritz, Goethe, Hebbel, Schmitt, Jünger oder Rainald Goetz bis in die Gegenwart der Social Media erstrecken.

Transnationalizing Radio Research

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Book Series: Edition Medienwissenschaft ISBN: 9783839439135 9783837639131 Year: Pages: 314 DOI: 10.14361/9783839439135 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Media and communication
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Transnationalizing Radio Research presents a theoretical and methodological guide for exploring radio's multiple »global ages«, from its earliest years through its recent digital transformations. It offers radio scholars theoretical tools and concrete case studies for moving beyond national research frames. It gives radio practitioners inspiration for production and archiving, and offers scholars from many disciplines new ways to incorporate radio's vital voices into work on transnational institutions, communities, histories and identities.

Early Printed Narrative Literature in Western Europe

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ISBN: 9783110563016 9783110563108 9783110563009 Year: Pages: 395 DOI: 10.1515/9783110563108 Language: French
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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The shift from hand-written to printed books left its mark on narrative literature in Western Europe. The essays in this volume address developments in the history of early printed narrative texts as well as publication strategies in a number of vernacular languages. Topics covered include the selection of texts that made it into print, stages in their printed history, textual adaptations, the use of woodcuts and the development of title pages.

Aggressive Medien

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Book Series: Formationen der Mediennutzung ISBN: 9783839408834 9783899428834 Year: Pages: 340 DOI: 10.14361/9783839408834 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Media and communication
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Mediengewalt ist immer wieder ein Thema öffentlicher Debatten. Insbesondere nach spektakulären Amokläufen taucht regelmäßig die Frage auf, ob Medien ihre Nutzer zu Gewalttätern programmiert und so die Tat verursacht haben. Dabei ist der kausale Zusammenhang alles andere als geklärt: Obwohl die empirische Mediengewaltforschung mit großem Aufwand betrieben wird, hat sie bis heute keine konsensfähige Antwort gefunden. Diese Studie sucht keine weitere Lösung, sondern fragt, wie sich die Kausalformel »Mediengewalt« historisch herausgebildet hat und welcher Gewinn darin liegt, die Mediengewalt-Debatte beständig mit ungeklärtem Wissen zu versorgen.

Digital Tools in Media Studies

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Book Series: Medienumbrüche ISBN: 9783839410233 9783837610239 Year: Pages: 196 DOI: 10.14361/9783839410233 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Media and communication
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Digital tools are increasingly used in media studies, opening up new perspectives for research and analysis, while creating new problems at the same time. In this volume, international media scholars and computer scientists present their projects, varying from powerful film-historical databases to automatic video analysis software, discussing their application of digital tools and reporting on their results. This book is the first publication of its kind and a helpful guide to both media scholars and computer scientists who intend to use digital tools in their research, providing information on applications, standards, and problems.

Inszenierte Moderne. Populäres Theater in Berlin und London, 1880-1930

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Book Series: Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts London/ Publications of the German Historical Institute London ISSN: 2192-0257 ISBN: 9783110353716 Year: Volume: 74 Pages: 512 DOI: 10.1524/9783110353716 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges that took place between these metropolises during the long turn of the century (1880�).

Constructions of Cultural Identities in Newsreel Cinema and Television after 1945

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Book Series: MedienAnalysen ISBN: 9783837629750 9783839429754 Year: DOI: 10.14361/9783839429754 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101261
Subject: Media and communication
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Newsreel cinema and television not only served as an important tool in the shaping of political spheres and the construction of national and cultural identities up to the 1960s. Today’s potent televisual forms were furthermore developed in and strongly influenced by newsreels, and much of the archived newsreel footage is repeatedly used to both illustrate and re-stage past events and their significance. This book addresses newsreel cinema and television as a medium serving the formation of cultural identities in a variety of national contexts after 1945, its role in forming audiovisual narratives of a »biopic of the nation«, and the technical, aesthetical, and political challenges of archiving and restaging cinematic and televisual newsreel.

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