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The Poetics Of Digital Media

Author : Paul Frosh
ISBN : 9781509532681
Genre : Social Science
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Media are poetic forces. They produce and reveal worlds, representing them to our senses and connecting them to our lives. While the poetic powers of media are perceptual, symbolic, social and technical, they are also profoundly moral and existential. They matter for how we reflect upon and act in a shared, everyday world of finite human existence. The Poetics of Digital Media explores the poetic work of media in digital culture. Developing an argument through close readings of overlooked or denigrated media objects – screenshots, tagging, selfies and more – the book reveals how media shape the taken-for-granted structures of our lives, and how they disclose our world through sudden moments of visibility and tangibility. Bringing us face to face with the conditions of our existence, it investigates how the ‘given’ world we inhabit is given through media. This book is important reading for students and scholars of media theory, philosophy of media, visual culture and media aesthetics.

Digital Poetics

Author : Loss Pequeño Glazier
ISBN : 9780817310752
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this revolutionary and highly original work, poet-scholar Glazier investigates the ways in which computer technology has influenced and transformed the writing and dissemination of poetry. In Digital Poetics, Loss Pequeño Glazier argues that the increase in computer technology and accessibility, specifically the World Wide Web, has created a new and viable place for the writing and dissemination of poetry. Glazier's work not only introduces the reader to the current state of electronic writing but also outlines the historical and technical contexts out of which electronic poetry has emerged and demonstrates some of the possibilities of the new medium. Glazier examines three principal forms of electronic textuality: hypertext, visual/kinetic text, and works in programmable media. He considers avant-garde poetics and its relationship to the on-line age, the relationship between web "pages" and book technology, and the way in which certain kinds of web constructions are in and of themselves a type of writing. With convincing alacrity, Glazier argues that the materiality of electronic writing has changed the idea of writing itself. He concludes that electronic space is the true home of poetry and, in the 20th century, has become the ultimate "space of poesis." Digital Poetics will attract a readership of scholars and students interested in contemporary creative writing and the potential of electronic media for imaginative expression.

Digital Media Revisited

Author : Gunnar Liestøl
ISBN : 0262621924
Genre : Social Science
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Drawing on the fields of semiotics, philosophy, aesthetics, ethics, media studies, sociology, and education, the author probes the meaning of digital technology for the society and culture. (Technology)

Not Born Digital

Author : Daniel Morris
ISBN : 9781501316715
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Not Born Digital addresses from multiple perspectives – ethical, historical, psychological, conceptual, aesthetic – the vexing problems and sublime potential of disseminating lyrics, the ancient form of transmission and preservation of the human voice, in an environment in which e-poetry and digitalized poetics pose a crisis (understood as opportunity and threat) to traditional page poetry. The premise of Not Born Digital is that the innovative contemporary poets studied in this book engage obscure and discarded, but nonetheless historically resonant materials to unsettle what Charles Bernstein, a leading innovative contemporary U.S. poet and critic of “official verse culture,” refers to as “frame lock” and “tone jam.” While other scholars have begun to analyze poetry that appears in new media contexts, Not Born Digital concerns the ambivalent ways page poets (rather than electronica based poets) have grappled with “screen memory” (that is, electronic and new media sources) through the re-purposing of “found” materials.

The Poetics Of Genre In The Contemporary Novel

Author : Tim Lanzendörfer
ISBN : 9781498517294
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Poetics of Genre in the Contemporary Novel studies the importance, the uses, and the changes in the work of genre in the contemporary novel. By looking at both the current interest in popular genres in literary writing, as well as at the currently ongoing changes to traditional genres, this book develops a broader perspective that suggests the value of genre criticism.

New Directions In Digital Poetry

Author : C.T. Funkhouser
ISBN : 9781441115911
Genre : Social Science
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Examines a range of innovative practices and processes in digital poetry published on the global computer network during the past decade.

Legacies Of The Degraded Image In Violent Digital Media

Author : Stuart Marshall Bender
ISBN : 9783319644592
Genre : Performing Arts
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This book undertakes a concentrated study of the impact of degraded and low-quality imagery in contemporary cinema and real-world portrayals of violence. Through a series of case studies, the book explores examples of corrupted digital imagery that range from mainstream cinema portrayals of drone warfare and infantry killing, through to real-world recordings of terrorist attacks and executions, as well as perpetrator-created murder videos live-streamed on the internet. Despite post-modernist concerns of cultural inurement during the seminal period of digitalized and virtualized killing in the 1990s, real-world reactions to violent media indicate that our culture is anything but desensitized to these media depictions. Against such a background, this book is a concentrated study of how these images are created and circulated in the contemporary media landscape and how the effect and affect of violent material is impacted by the low-resolution aesthetic.

Digital Art And Meaning

Author : Roberto Simanowski
ISBN : 9780816667376
Genre : Art
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How to interpret and critique digital arts, in theory and in practice.

Concrete Poetics And Digital Textuality In Augusto De Campos

Author : Jessica Elise Becker
ISBN : UCAL:C3507659
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The Johns Hopkins Guide To Digital Media

Author : Marie-Laure Ryan
ISBN : 9781421412238
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The study of what is collectively labeled "New Media"—the cultural and artistic practices made possible by digital technology—has become one of the most vibrant areas of scholarly activity and is rapidly turning into an established academic field, with many universities now offering it as a major. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media is the first comprehensive reference work to which teachers, students, and the curious can quickly turn for reliable information on the key terms and concepts of the field. The contributors present entries on nearly 150 ideas, genres, and theoretical concepts that have allowed digital media to produce some of the most innovative intellectual, artistic, and social practices of our time. The result is an easy-to-consult reference for digital media scholars or anyone wishing to become familiar with this fast-developing field.

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