By Nicola Spelman
By Nicola Spelman
By Martin Löschnigg,Marzena Sokolowska-Paryz
The twenty-seven unique contributions to this quantity examine the ways that the 1st international warfare has been honored and represented across the world in prose fiction, drama, movie, docudrama and comics from the Sixties till the current. the quantity therefore offers a finished survey of the cultural reminiscence of the struggle as mirrored in quite a few media throughout nationwide cultures, addressing the advanced connections among the cultural post-memory of the struggle and its mediation. In 4 sections, the essays examine (1) the cultural legacy of the nice conflict (including its mythology and iconography); (2) the consequences of other varieties and media for representing the battle; (3) ‘national’ stories, foregrounding the variations in post-memory representations and interpretations of the nice warfare, and (4) representations of the good struggle inside of higher temporal or spatial frameworks, focusing in particular at the ideological dimensions of its ‘remembrance’ in ancient, socio-political, gender-oriented, and post-colonial contexts.
By Werner Früh,Felix Frey,Jette Blümler
By Elisabeth Bartenstein
By Clemens Bohrer,Christian Hoppe
By Lee Barron
What is superstar? How do celebrities impact society? Why can we grasp on their each be aware, tweet or prestige update?
Celebrity Cultures deals a clean perception into the sphere of megastar experiences through updating current debates and exploring contemporary advancements. From the PR campaigns of Alexander the good and Julius Caesar to the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Governor of California, this publication significantly evaluates a couple of diversified superstar case-studies and considers what they exhibit approximately modern worldwide society. making an allowance for matters similar to gender, sexuality, ethnicity, economics, politics and the media, the booklet attracts upon quite a number cultural theorists together with Theodore Adorno and Jean Baudrillard.
Over the process ten richly illustrated chapters, the book:
Celebrity Cultures is a useful source for college kids of superstar, media and cultural studies.
By Lena Prummer
By Clarisse Thorn,Julian Dibbell,Patricia Hernandez,Darren MacLennan,Jason Sartin,Lydia Laurenson,Daniel Terdiman,Shawn Rider,Leigh Alexander,Courtney Stanton
In this groundbreaking quantity, the know-how author Julian Dibbell and the feminist S&M author Clarisse Thorn have chosen ten items that debate, debate, and discover the idea that of rape in gaming. From the vintage 1974 roleplaying video game Dungeons & Dragons to the games of 2012, rape has arise in every kind of online game that you can think of. How most sensible will we care for it? no one is familiar with needless to say, yet we now have loads of principles.
10% of the earnings from this quantity will gain the digital Frontier beginning!
Feminist readers may perhaps locate that this anthology merits a set off caution.
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JULIAN DIBBELL has released commonly approximately on-line existence. he's the writer, so much lately, of "Play cash: Or How I hand over My Day task and Made thousands buying and selling digital Loot."
CLARISSE THORN is a feminist S&M author who has lectured from Berlin to San Francisco and written from The father or mother to Jezebel. She's released loads of stuff in recent times, together with an research of the 'seduction tradition' known as "Confessions of a Pickup Artist Chaser."
ANTHOLOGY WRITERS comprise: Patricia Hernandez, Mary Hamilton, Courtney Stanton, Leigh Alexander, Shawn Rider, Daniel Terdiman, Lydia Laurenson, Darren MacLennan, Jason Sartin, Anne C. Moore.
COVER layout via: Ei Jane Janet Lin.
By Patrik Svensson
Svensson’s personal specific viewpoint and certain stake within the electronic Humanities dialog comes from his function as director of the HUMlab at Umeå collage. HUMlab is a distinct collaborative area and electronic Humanities heart, which formally opened its doorways in 2000. in response to its personal professional description, the HUMlab is an open, artistic studio setting the place “students, researchers, artists, marketers and overseas visitors come jointly to interact in discussion, scan with expertise, tackle demanding situations and flow scholarship forward.” it's this final point “moving scholarship ahead” that Svensson argues is the true chance in what he phrases the “big electronic humanities,” or electronic humanities as practiced in collaborative areas just like the HUMlab, and he's uniquely situated to take an account of this evolving size of electronic Humanities practice.
By Natalya Lusty,Helen Groth
Dreams and Modernity: A Cultural History explores the dream as a distinctively sleek item of inquiry and as a basic element of id and tradition within the 19th and early 20th century.
While desires were a sustained item of fascination from the traditional international to the current, what units this era aside is the exceptional curiosity in dream writing and interpretation within the mental sciences, and the migration of those rules right into a wide variety of cultural disciplines and practices.
Authors Helen Groth and Natalya Lusty research how the intensification and cross-fertilization of rules approximately goals during this interval turned a catalyst for brand new varieties of networks of information throughout aesthetic, mental, philosophical and vernacular domain names. In uncovering a fancy and various archive, Dreams and Modernity finds how the explosion of curiosity in desires educated the psychic, resourceful and intimate lifetime of the trendy topic.
Individual chapters within the publication discover well known traditions of dream interpretation within the nineteenth century; the archival impetus of dream study during this interval, together with the Society for Psychical examine and the Mass remark move; and the reception and extension of Freud’s dream ebook in Britain within the early a long time of the 20 th century.
This attractive interdisciplinary publication will attract either students and higher point scholars of cultural reviews, cultural heritage, Victorian experiences, literary experiences, gender stories and modernist studies.