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We live in an era of screens. No longer just the place where we view movies, or watch TV at night, screens are now ubiquitous, the source of the majority of information we consume daily, and a crucial component of our basic interactions with colleagues, friends, and family. This transformation has happened almost without us realizing it-and certainly without the full theoretical and intellectual analysis it deserves.Screens brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to analyse the growing presence and place of screens in our lives today. They tackle such topics as the archaeology of screens, film and media theories about our interactions with them, their use in contemporary art, and the new avenues they open up for showing films and other media in non-traditional venues.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title Page, Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. iv-vii
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  1. Editorial
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. Dominique Chateau and José Moure
  3. pp. 11-12
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  1. Introduction: Screen, a Concept in Progress
  2. Dominique Chateau and José Moure
  3. pp. 13-22
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  1. Part I. Archaeology and History
  1. Rectangle-Film [25x19] (1918)
  2. Emmanuele Toddi [Pietro Silvio Rivetta]
  3. pp. 23-28
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  1. Intersections between Showing and Concealment in the History of the Concept of Screen
  2. Giorgio Avezzù
  3. pp. 29-41
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  1. Archaic Paradigms of the Screen and Its Images
  2. José Moure
  3. pp. 42-61
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  1. Thematizing the “Arche-Screen” through Its Variations
  2. Mauro Carbone
  3. pp. 62-69
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  1. The Stuff of Screens
  2. Ian Christie
  3. pp. 70-80
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  1. Part II. Technology and New Practices
  1. Scaling Down: Cinerama on Blu-ray
  2. Ariel Rogers
  3. pp. 81-96
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  1. The Disappearance of the Surface
  2. Simon Lefebvre
  3. pp. 97-106
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  1. GoPro: Augmented Bodies, Somatic Images
  2. Richard Bégin
  3. pp. 107-115
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  1. The Four Practices? Challenges for an Archaeology of the Screen
  2. Erkki Huhtamo
  3. pp. 116-124
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  1. Screens in the City
  2. Nanna Verhoeff
  3. pp. 125-140
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  1. Part III. Theory
  1. The Screenic Image: Between Verticality and Horizontality, Viewing and Touching, Displaying and Playing
  2. Wanda Strauven
  3. pp. 141-156
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  1. From Screen-Scape to Screen-Sphere: A Meditation in Medias Res
  2. Vivian Sobchack
  3. pp. 157-175
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  1. The Concept of the Mental Screen
  2. Roger Odin
  3. pp. 176-185
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  1. Between Fascination and Denial: The Power of the Screen
  2. Dominique Chateau
  3. pp. 186-200
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  1. Part IV. Intermediality
  1. Screens after Dos Passos’s U.S.A. Trilogy
  2. Salvador Rubio Marco
  3. pp. 201-222
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  1. El Lissitzky’s Screening Rooms
  2. Olivia Crough
  3. pp. 223-235
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  1. But Who Actually Watched Mark Lewis’s Films at the Louvre?
  2. Raymond Bellour
  3. pp. 236-244
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  1. Part V. Dialogues
  1. Gulliver Goes to the Movies
  2. Martine Beugnet and Annie van den Oever
  3. pp. 245-257
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  1. The Skin and the Screen – A Dialogue
  2. Laura U. Marks, Dominique Chateau, and José Moure
  3. pp. 258-263
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  1. The Screen and the Concept of Dispositif – A Dialogue
  2. Frank Kessler, Dominique Chateau, and José Moure
  3. pp. 264-272
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 273-320
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  1. General Bibliography
  2. pp. 321-343
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. 344-349
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  1. Index of Names
  2. pp. 350-355
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  1. Index of Film Titles
  2. pp. 356-357
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  1. Series Page
  2. p. 358
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048531691
Related ISBN(s)
9789462981904
MARC Record
OCLC
982244755
Pages
480
Launched on MUSE
2020-07-08
Language
English
Open Access
Yes

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