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The Mass Image

Author : G. Beegan
ISBN : 9780230589926
Genre : Science
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The Mass Image situates the creation of the first photographically illustrated magazines within the social relations of the emerging popular culture of late Victorian London. It demonstrates how photomechanical reproduction allowed the illustrated press to envisage modern life on a much more intense scale than ever before.
Category: Science

Anecdotal Evidence

Author : Sean Cubitt
ISBN : 9780190065737
Genre : Performing Arts
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Ecocritique is a practice of radical questioning, as essential to the critical armoury as feminism and postcolonialism have become. Like them, it extends beyond judgements about texts with clear ecological themes, demonstrating the significance of ecocriticism for any advanced understanding of cultural forms. Anecdotal method is ecocritical because it focuses on encounters, concentrated moments of crisis when social ordering and ecological forces clash. The anecdote's power to produce events, meanings and history forms a methodological entry to aesthetic politics. Anecdotal Evidence provides an outline of the need for and principles of anecdotal method; a case study of eco-critical themes in Hollywood films shaped by the Global Financial Crisis; and a confrontation with mass image databases of social and streaming media that due to their scale and organisation appear at first immune to anecdotal method. Only because the environment has a history is it possible to intervene environmentally. Because we continually misrecognise the historical production of environments, the first task of ecocritique is to bring our formative concept of ecology into crisis. Its final task will be to achieve the good life for everything connected by the historical implication of humans in ecology, and ecology in humans. No politics can be undertaken in our times except through media: ecocritical humanities have a key role in rethinking ecopolitics in the 21st century.
Category: Performing Arts

Photography Off The Scale

Author : Tomás Dvo?ák
ISBN : 1474478816
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These essays address the epistemological, aesthetic and political implications of scale in both scholarly and artistic work. From the mass image in vernacular culture to transformations of photography in contexts of big data and artificial intelligence, they explore the massification of photography.
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Picture World

Author : Rachel Teukolsky
ISBN : 9780198859734
Genre : Art
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The modern media world came into being in the nineteenth century, when machines were harnessed to produce texts and images in unprecedented numbers. In the visual realm, new industrial techniques generated a deluge of affordable pictorial items, mass-printed photographs, posters, cartoons, and illustrations. These alluring objects of the Victorian parlor were miniaturized spectacles that served as portals onto phantasmagoric versions of 'the world.' Although new kinds of pictures transformed everyday life, these ephemeral items have received remarkably little scholarly attention. Picture World shines a welcome new light onto these critically neglected yet fascinating visual objects. They serve as entryways into the nineteenth century's key aesthetic concepts. Each chapter pairs a new type of picture with a foundational keyword in Victorian aesthetics, a familiar term reconceived through the lens of new media. 'Character' appears differently when considered with caricature, in the new comics and cartoons appearing in the mass press in the 1830s; likewise, the book approaches 'realism' through pictorial journalism; 'illustration' via illustrated Bibles; 'sensation' through carte-de-visite portrait photographs; 'the picturesque' by way of stereoscopic views; and 'decadence' through advertising posters. Picture World studies the aesthetic effects of the nineteenth century's media revolution: it uses the relics of a previous era's cultural life to interrogate the Victorian world's most deeply-held values, arriving at insights still relevant in our own media age.
Category: Art

The Encyclopaedia Britannica

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ISBN : UIUC:30112119741186
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Nuclear Science Abstracts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105128883555
Genre : Nuclear energy
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NSA is a comprehensive collection of international nuclear science and technology literature for the period 1948 through 1976, pre-dating the prestigious INIS database, which began in 1970. NSA existed as a printed product (Volumes 1-33) initially, created by DOE's predecessor, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). NSA includes citations to scientific and technical reports from the AEC, the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration and its contractors, plus other agencies and international organizations, universities, and industrial and research organizations. References to books, conference proceedings, papers, patents, dissertations, engineering drawings, and journal articles from worldwide sources are also included. Abstracts and full text are provided if available.
Category: Nuclear energy

The Mass Media Election

Author : Thomas E. Patterson
ISBN : 0030577284
Genre : Mass media
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A detailed study of presidential election news coverage and its effect on voters focuses on the news audience and the images of candidates.
Category: Mass media

Democracy

Author : Philip Green
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008959194
Genre : Democracy
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Category: Democracy

Hearth And Home

Author : Gaye Tuchman
ISBN : 019502351X
Genre : Women
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With attention to television, women's magazines, and newspapers and their women's pages, the mass media's view of and impact on sex stereotypes and the changing roles of the contemporary woman are examined
Category: Women

The Evangelical Review

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ISBN : MINN:31951000924821E
Genre : Lutheran Church
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Category: Lutheran Church