Abstract

Our culture has come to appreciate hybrid representational practices not only in digital media but also in traditional forms such as television and film. Nevertheless, our culture's fascination with a contrary representational practice—its "desire for immediacy"—remains strong. The desire for immediacy manifests itself not only in popular entertainment forms, but also (with unfortunate results) in the popular understanding of forms of scientific representation.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1530-9282
Print ISSN
0024-094X
Pages
pp. 109-111
Launched on MUSE
2006-04-12
Open Access
No
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