By Regina Friess
By Graham Meikle
Social media systems have captured the eye and mind's eye of many hundreds of thousands of individuals, permitting their clients to improve and show their creativity, to empathize with others, and to discover connection, communique and communion. yet also they are surveillance platforms by which these clients develop into complicit of their personal advertisement exploitation. during this available ebook, Graham Meikle explores the tensions among those points of social media.
From fb and Twitter to Reddit and YouTube, Meikle examines social media as industries and as significant websites for realizing the cultural politics of lifestyle. construction at the new different types of conversation and citizenship caused by way of those structures, he analyzes the meanings of sharing and privateness, web memes, remix cultures and citizen journalism. all through, Social Media engages with questions of visibility, functionality, structures and clients, and demonstrates how networked electronic media are followed and tailored in an atmosphere outfitted round the convergence of non-public and public conversation.
By Susannah Radstone
Looking at a various diversity of texts together with Marilyn French's The Women's Room, Philip Roth's Patrimony, the writings of Walter Benjamin and Fredric Jameson, and movies reminiscent of Cinema Paradiso, Susannah Radstone argues that notwithstanding time has been foregrounded in theories of postmodernism, these theories have neglected the query of time and sexual difference.
The Sexual Politics of Time proposes that the modern western global has witnessed a shift from the age of confession to the period of reminiscence. In a chain of chapters on confession, nostalgia, the 'memories of boyhood' movie and the memoir, Susannah Radstone units out to complicate this declare. constructing her argument via psychoanalytic thought, she proposes that an consciousness to time and sexual distinction increases questions not just in regards to the research and characterization of texts, but in addition approximately how cultural epochs are mapped via time.
The Sexual Politics of Time might be of curiosity to scholars and researchers of time, reminiscence, distinction and cultural switch, in topics resembling Media and Cultural stories, Sociology, movie Studies.
By Matthew Freeman
Tracing the economic emergence of transmedia storytelling—typically branded a fabricated from the modern electronic media landscape—this publication offers a historicised intervention into understandings of the way fictional tales circulation throughout a number of media types. via experiences of the storyworlds built for The Wizard of ounces, Tarzan, and Superman, the booklet finds how new advancements in advertisements, licensing, and governmental coverage around the 20th century enabled ancient platforms of transmedia storytelling to emerge, thereby offering a worthy contribution to the transforming into box of transmedia stories in addition to to understandings of media convergence, pop culture, and ancient media industries.
By Peter Stadius,Jonas Harvard
By John Storey
Theories of Consumption explores the concept that of intake from the post-disciplinary viewpoint of cultural studies.
John Storey brings jointly paintings that up formerly has been positioned in certain disciplinary areas together with paintings on reception conception in literary stories and philosophy; paintings on purchaser tradition in sociology, anthropology and historical past; and paintings on media audiences (both ethnographic and theoretical) in media reports and sociology.
Moving past the standard research of buyer tradition, Storey provides a severe overview of more than a few theoretical ways to the examine of intake. In doing so, he presents an authoritative overview of an important collection of learn and research that has explored intake as an item of analysis.
This publication offers an excellent creation to intake for college students of media and cultural experiences and also will be worthy for college students inside a couple of different disciplines comparable to sociology, historical past, anthropology, cultural geography and either literary and visible studies.
By Mandy Peschenz
Menschheit ist die Angst, und die älteste und
mächtigste Erscheinungsform dieser Angst ist
die Angst vor dem Unbekannten."1
Vor allem aber ist sie auch eine der grundlegenden Ursachen der Faszination für die Figur des Vampirs, die zu allen Zeiten und in allen Kulturen zu finden ist. Keine andere Mythengestalt hat und hatte einen solchen Einfluss auf Literatur, Theater und movie wie diese. Selbst Altersgrenzen scheinen kein Hindernis zu sein, wie guy an verschieden Serien wie „Der kleine Vampir", „Duckula" oder verschieden Hörbuchauflagen sehen kann. Heutzutage ist der Vampir sogar zum zentralen Thema in Musik und Lebensführung bestimmter Subkulturen der Gesellschaft geworden. Es werden Zeitschriften herausgegeben Spätestens seit dem Roman von Bram Stoker wird der identify und die Figur Dracula als Innbegriff des Vampirs angesehen. In der vorliegenden Arbeit geht es jedoch vorrangig um die filmische Umsetzung des Stoffs, denn die historischen Entwicklungen und kulturell jeweils spezifisch unterschiedlichen Inhalte würden den Rahmen dieser Hausarbeit bei weitem sprengen. Ausgehend vom Roman sollen Friedrich Wilhelm Murnaus Umsetzung von 1922, Tod Brownings „Dracula" aus dem Jahr 1931, die Hammer movie Produktion „Horror of Dracula" von 1958, Werner Herzogs Remake des Nosferatu 1978 und die Verfilmung von Francis Ford Coppolas 1992 unter medienwissenschaftlichen Aspekten beleuchtet werden. Vor allem aber soll deutlich gemacht werden wie stark der Einfluss Murnaus auch heute noch ist, denn viele Bildkompositionen und Strukturen sind eindeutig auf ihn rückführbar.
1 Aus einem Artikel von H.P. Lovecraft in Supernatural Horror in Literature
By Katherine Sender,Adrienne Shaw
Queer media stories has normally thinking about lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) visibility, stereotypes, and optimistic photos, yet media applied sciences aren’t simply automobiles for representations, additionally they form them. How can queer thought and queer methodologies complicate our figuring out of verbal exchange applied sciences, their buildings and makes use of, and the cultural and political implications of those? How can queer applied sciences tell debates approximately impact, temporality, and publics?
This book presents new scholarship that addresses queer media creation and practices throughout quite a lot of media, together with tv, tune, zines, games, cellular functions, and on-line areas. The authors contemplate how LGBTQ representations and reception are formed via technological affordances and constraints. Chapters take care of serious modern thoughts corresponding to counterpublics, impact, temporality, nonbinary practices, queer procedure, and transmediation to discover intersections between conversation and media reports and state-of-the-art queer and transgender thought. This assortment strikes past contemplating LGBTQ representations as they seem in media to contemplate the imperative function of applied sciences in figuring out intersections between gender, sexuality, and media. Even the main heteromasculine applied sciences may be queered, but we can’t imagine queerness works within the comparable approach throughout varied media. Emergent media applied sciences manage to pay for queer worldmaking, yet those worlds are cast among normalization and area of interest advertising and marketing. This e-book was once initially released as a unique factor of Critical stories in Media Communication.
By Michael Dellwing,Martin Harbusch
By Jürgen Lauffer,Renate Röllecke