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Cultural Encounters Representing Otherness

Cultural Encounters: Representing Otherness

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Hallam, Brian Street
September 13, 2000

Cultural Encounters examines how 'otherness' has been constituted, communicated and transformed in cultural representation. Covering a diverse range of media including film, TV, advertisements, video, photographs, painting, novels, poetry, newspapers and material objects, the contributors, who ...

Virtual Geographies Bodies, Space and Relations

Virtual Geographies: Bodies, Space and Relations

1st Edition

Edited By Mike Crang, Phil Crang, Jon May
June 28, 1999

This book examines the interrelationship between telecommunications and tourism in shaping the nature of space, place and the urban at the end of the twentieth century. They discuss how these agents are instrumental in the production of homogenous world-spaces, and how htese, in turn, presuppose ...

Fan Cultures

Fan Cultures

1st Edition

By Matthew Hills
March 22, 2002

Emphasising the contradictions of fandom, Matt Hills outlines how media fans have been conceptualised in cultural theory. Drawing on case studies of specific fan groups, from Elvis impersonators to X-Philes and Trekkers, Hills discusses a range of approaches to fandom, from the Frankfurt School to ...

Visual Digital Culture Surface Play and Spectacle in New Media Genres

Visual Digital Culture: Surface Play and Spectacle in New Media Genres

1st Edition

By Andrew Darley
June 08, 2000

Digital entertainment, from video games to simulation rides, is now a central feature of popular culture. Computer-based or digital technologies are supplanting the traditional production methods of television, film and video, provoking intense speculation about their impact on the character of art...

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