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Beyond the Looking Glass: Narcissism and Female Stardom in Studio-Era Hollywood

by Salzberg, Ana

<p> As living subjects rather than static icons, studio-era Hollywood actresses actively negotiated a balance between their public personas, film roles, and corporeal presence. The contemporary audience's engagement with the experience of these

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Big Digital Humanities

Imagining a Meeting Place for the Humanities and the Digital

by Patrik Svensson

<p><em>Big Digital Humanities</em> has its origins in a series of seminal articles Patrik Svensson published in the <em>Digital Humanities Quarterly</em> between 2009 and 2012. As these articles were coming out, enthusiasm around Digital ...

ISBN: 9780472121748

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Biopolitical Media

Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

by Allen Meek

<p>This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in ...

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Black Mirror and Critical Media Theory

by Michael Mario Albrecht, Osei Alleyne, Francois Allard-Huver & others

<p><em>Black Mirror</em> is <em>The Twilight Zone</em> of the twenty-first century. Already a philosophical classic, the series echoes the angst of an era, a civilization and consciousness fully engulfed in the 24/7 media spectacle spanning the ...

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Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen

by Brandale N. Mills

<p>This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and ...

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Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television

The New Sapphire

by Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers, Allison M. Alford, Patrick Bennett & others

<p>This book critically analyzes the portrayals of Black women in current reality television. Audiences are presented with a multitude of images of Black women fighting, arguing, and cursing at one another in this manufactured world of reality ...

ISBN: 9781498519335

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Blog Theory

Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive

by Jodi Dean

<p><em>Blog Theory</em> offers a critical theory of contemporary media. Furthering her account of communicative capitalism, Jodi Dean explores the ways new media practices like blogging and texting capture their users in intensive networks of ...

ISBN: 9780745659558

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Bob Marley

Herald of a Postcolonial World?

by Jason Toynbee

<p>Is Bob Marley the only third world superstar? How did he achieve this unique status? In this captivating new study of one of the most influential musicians of the twentieth century, Jason Toynbee sheds new light on issues such as Marley's ...

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Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation

The Gaze from Southern Africa

by Pier Paolo Frassinelli

<p>This book examines concepts of the border and translation within the context of social and cultural theory through the lens of southern Africa.</p> <p><em>Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation studies a diverse range of ...

ISBN: 9780429639357

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Boyhood

A Young Life on Screen

by Timothy Shary

<p>This book traces the development of Richard Linklater’s <em>Boyhood</em> from its audacious concept through its tenacious production to its celebrated reception, placing it within the context of cinematic parables about children to ...

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Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

by Alex Marland

<p>This book will fascinate anyone who is interested in how Ottawa works and where Canadian politics is headed.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780774832069

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Brazil and the Emergence of a Digital Lusosphere

by José Gabriel Andrade, Patrisia Ciancio, Jacqueline Cunha da Serra Freire & others

<p>This book maps how Brazil and the network of Portuguese-speaking countries—the “Lusosphere”—are using digital technologies in new ways to expand opportunities at all levels of society. From a diverse range of perspectives across the ...

ISBN: 9781498555081

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Breaking Bread

Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

by bell hooks & Cornel West

<p>In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about ...

ISBN: 9781315437071

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Breaking News?

Politics, Journalism, and Infotainment on Quebec Television

by Frédérick Bastien

<p>In the thousand-channel universe, politicians must find innovative ways to reach citizens via television. The rise of programming that blends information with entertainment – infotainment – on Canadian television, especially in Quebec, has ...

ISBN: 9780774836852

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Broadcasting Change

Arabic Media as a Catalyst for Liberalism

by Joseph Braude

<p>Amid civil war, failing states, and terrorism, Arab liberals are growing in numbers and influence. Advocating a culture of equity, tolerance, good governance, and the rule of law, they work through some of the region’s largest media outlets ...

ISBN: 9781538101292

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Broadcasting Policy in Canada, Second Edition

by Robert Armstrong

<p>Where do Canadian content requirements come from? What is the difference between an over-the-top (OTP) service provider and a broadcast distribution undertaking (BDU)? How is broadcast regulation changing in response to the rise of new media?

ISBN: 9781442621947

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Building Relationships

Online Dating and the New Logics of Internet Culture

by Dawn Shepherd

<p>Building Relationships: Online Dating and the New Logics of Internet Culture uses an apparatus approach to media analysis to examine logics of compatibility, online dating site procedures, and user narratives of popular matchmaking sites. ...

ISBN: 9781498508582

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Business Journalism

A Critical Political Economy Approach

by Ibrahim Seaga Shaw

<p><em>Business Journalism: A Critical Political Economy Approach</em> critically explores the failures of business journalists in striking the balance between the bottom line business model and their role in defending the public ...

ISBN: 9781317646457

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Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing

How to Survive in the Digital Age

by Mary Hogarth

<p><em>Business Strategies for Magazine Publishing</em> explores tactics for creating financially sustainable publications in the 21st century. Mary Hogarth, media specialist, Senior Fellow (HEA) and lecturer in Journalism at Bournemouth ...

ISBN: 9781315464558

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Canada before Television

Radio, Taste, and the Struggle for Cultural Democracy

by Len Kuffert

<p>Before screens could be stared at, listeners lent their ears to radio, and Canadian listeners were as avid as any. In Canada before Television, Len Kuffert takes us back to the earliest days of broadcasting, paying particular attention to how

ISBN: 9780773599819

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