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"After Representation?"

♥ Book Title : After Representation?
♣ Name Author : R. Clifton Spargo
∞ Launching : 2009-11-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0813548152
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780813548159
⊕ Number Pages : Total 256 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "After Representation? explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studiesùthe intersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature. As experts in the study of literature and culture, the scholars in this collection examine the shifting cultural contexts for Holocaust representation and reveal how writersùwhether they write as witnesses to the Holocaust or at an imaginative distance from the Nazi genocideùarticulate the shadowy borderline between fact and fiction, between event and expression, and between the condition of life endured in atrocity and the hope of a meaningful existence. What imaginative literature brings to the study of the Holocaust is an ability to test the limits of language and its conventions. After Representation? moves beyond the suspicion of representation and explores the changing meaning of the Holocaust for different generations, audiences, and contexts."Article| R. Clifton Spargo| Statement ..."

"The Arabs and Muslims in the Media"

♥ Book Title : The Arabs and Muslims in the Media
♣ Name Author : Evelyn Alsultany
∞ Launching : 2012-08-20
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780814738146
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0814738141
⊕ Number Pages : Total 239 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. media. Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of “the enemy” during the War on Terror. Evelyn Alsultany explains that a new standard in racial and cultural representations emerged out of the multicultural movement of the 1990s that involves balancing a negative representation with a positive one, what she refers to as “simplified complex representations.” This has meant that if the storyline of a TV drama or film represents an Arab or Muslim as a terrorist, then the storyline also includes a “positive” representation of an Arab, Muslim, Arab American, or Muslim American to offset the potential stereotype. Analyzing how TV dramas such as West Wing, The Practice, 24, Threat Matrix, The Agency, Navy NCIS, and Sleeper Cell, news-reporting, and non-profit advertising have represented Arabs, Muslims, Arab Americans, and Muslim Americans during the War on Terror, this book demonstrates how more diverse representations do not in themselves solve the problem of racial stereotyping and how even seemingly positive images can produce meanings that can justify exclusion and inequality."Article| Evelyn Alsultany| Statement ..."

"Museums in China"

♥ Book Title : Museums in China
♣ Name Author : Marzia Varutti
∞ Launching : 2014
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781843838883
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1843838885
⊕ Number Pages : Total 190 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "An examination of museums in China, surveying their development from the nineteenth century, and looking in particular at their incredible recent proliferation."Article| Marzia Varutti| Statement ..."

"A Violent Embrace"

♥ Book Title : A Violent Embrace
♣ Name Author : renée c. hoogland
∞ Launching : 2014-01-07
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781611684919
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1611684919
⊕ Number Pages : Total 248 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Instead of asking questions about the symbolic meaning or underlying "truth" of a work of art, renée c. hoogland is concerned with the actual "work" that it does in the world (whether intentionally or not). Why do we find ourselves in tears in front of an abstract painting? Why do some cartoons of the prophet Muhammad generate worldwide political outrage? What, in other words, is the compelling force of visual images, even—or especially—if they are nonfigurative, repulsive, or downright "ugly"? Rather than describing, analyzing, and interpreting artworks, hoogland approaches art as an event that obtains on the level of actualization, presenting "retellings" of specific artistic events in the light of recent interventions in aesthetic theory, and proposing to conceive of the aesthetic encounter as a potentially disruptive, if not violent, force field with material, political, and practical consequences."Article| renée c. hoogland| Statement ..."

"The Re-representation, Or, A Modest Search After the Great Plunderers of the Nation"

♥ Book Title : The Re-representation, Or, A Modest Search After the Great Plunderers of the Nation
♣ Name Author : Daniel Defoe
∞ Launching : 1711
◊ Info ISBN Link : UCD:31175035205833
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 88 sheet
♮ News id : ctg_AQAAMAAJ

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"After Representation?"

♥ Book Title : After Representation?
♣ Name Author : Prof. R. Clifton Spargo
∞ Launching :
◊ Info ISBN Link : OCLC:794545386
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 257 sheet
♮ News id : 751dxAEACAAJ

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"Framing Muslims"

♥ Book Title : Framing Muslims
♣ Name Author : Peter Morey
∞ Launching : 2011
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780674048522
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0674048520
⊕ Number Pages : Total 246 sheet
♮ News id : 46v5uCV9JBYC

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☯ Full Synopsis : "Dissects the ways stereotypes depicting Muslims as a problematic presence in the West are constructed, deployed, and circulated in the public imagination, producing an immense gulf between representation and a more complex reality."Article| Peter Morey| Statement ..."

"A True Representation of the Proceedings of the Kingdome of Scotland since the late pacification by the Estates of the Kingdome against mistakings in the late Declaration, 1640. (The Proceedings of the Commissioners sent from the Parliament of Scotland to the King.)."

♥ Book Title : A True Representation of the Proceedings of the Kingdome of Scotland since the late pacification by the Estates of the Kingdome against mistakings in the late Declaration, 1640. (The Proceedings of the Commissioners sent from the Parliament of Scotland to the King.).
♣ Name Author : no defined
∞ Launching : 1640
◊ Info ISBN Link : BL:A0022080018
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
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"Violent Affect"

♥ Book Title : Violent Affect
♣ Name Author : Marco Abel
∞ Launching : 2007
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780803209961
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0803209967
⊕ Number Pages : Total 292 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Countering previous studies of violent images based on representational and, consequently, moralistic assumptions, which, the author argues, inevitably reinforce the very violence they critique. He explains how violent images work upon the world."Article| Marco Abel| Statement ..."

"After the End"

♥ Book Title : After the End
♣ Name Author : James Berger
∞ Launching : 1999
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0816629331
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780816629336
⊕ Number Pages : Total 278 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this study of the cultural pursuit of the end and what follows, Berger contends that every apocalyptic depiction leaves something behind, some mixture of paradise and wasteland. Combining literary, psychoanalytic, and historical methods, Berger mines these depictions for their weight and influence on current culture. He applies wide-ranging evidence--from science fiction to Holocaust literature, from Thomas Pynchon to talk shows, from American politics to the fiction of Toni Morrison--to reveal how representations of apocalyptic endings are indelibly marked by catastrophic histories."Article| James Berger| Statement ..."

"Pictorial Appearing"

♥ Book Title : Pictorial Appearing
♣ Name Author : Kresimir Purgar
∞ Launching : 2019-07-31
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9783839441350
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 3839441358
⊕ Number Pages : Total 216 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The proliferation of digital technology has changed our visual perception and the way we interpret terms such as 'representation', 'immersion', and 'virtuality'. Kresimir Purgar examines some of the topics fundamental to an understanding of the contemporary culture of images. The principal thesis of this volume is that we are witnessing the transitional period of images as not-representation-anymore and not-yet-immersion. Instead of just asking what images mean, we should ask ourselves what images are, how they appear, and what they do to us. The author proposes the comprehensive concept of "pictorial appearing" that takes into account phenomenological, semiotic, and art-historical perspectives on both old and new images."Article| Kresimir Purgar| Statement ..."

"After Heresy"

♥ Book Title : After Heresy
♣ Name Author : Vítor Westhelle
∞ Launching : 2010-03-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781621890454
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1621890457
⊕ Number Pages : Total 202 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this important contribution to post-colonial theological studies, the argument is made that religious practices and teachings imposed on colonized peoples are transmuted in the process of colonization. The very theological discourse that is foisted on the colonized people becomes for them, a liberating possibility through a process of theological transformation from within. This is offered as an explanation of the mechanisms which have brought about the emergence of the current post-colonial consciousness. However, what is distinctive and unique about this treatment is that it pursues these questions with two basic assumptions. The first is that the religious expressions of colonized people bear the outward marks of the hegemonic theological discourse imposed on them, but change its content through a process called transfiguration. The second is that the crises of Western Christianity since the Reformation and the Conquest of the Americas enunciates the very process through which post-colonial religious hybridity is made possible. This book unfolds in three parts. The first (the pre-text) deals with the colonial practice of the missionary enterprise using Latin America as a case study. The second (the text) presents the crisis of Western modernity as interpreted by insiders and outsiders of the modern project. The third (the con-text) analyses some discursive post-colonial practices that are theologically grounded even when used in discourses that are not religious. Some of the questions that this project engages are: Is there a post-colonial understanding of sin and evil? How can we understand eschatology in post-colonial terms? What does it mean to be the church in a post-colonial framework? For those interested in the intersection of theology and post-colonial studies, this book will be important reading."Article| Vítor Westhelle| Statement ..."