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Culture of the Selfie: Self-Representation in Contemporary Visual Culture By Ana Peraica
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Culture of the Selfie is an in-depth art-historical overview of self-portraiture, using a set of theories from visual studies, narratology, media studies, psychotherapy, and political principles.... More > Collecting information from various fields, juxtaposing them on the historical time-line of artworks, the book focuses on space in self-portraits, shared between the person self-portraying and the viewer. What is the missing information of the transparent relationship to the self and what kind of world appears behind each selfie? As the ‘world behind one’s back’ is gradually taking larger place in the visual field, the book dwells on a capacity of selfies to master reality, the inter-mediate way and, in a measure, oneself.< Less
The Angler 2: Without Representation By Donavan Hall
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"Without Representation" is the second issue of The Angler, a magazine for drinkers, thinkers, and idlers. In this issue you'll find Donavan Hall's essay on politics, social democracy,... More > race relations, immigration, localism, and culture, as well as the first installment of his Long Island Notebook. There are essays on smoking by Peter J. French and Lin Yutang. Also, you'll find original fiction by Justin C. Witt, Charles D. Phillips, Jamie Iredell, Courtney Kelsch, and Mike Damascus.< Less
The Angler 2: Without Representation By Donavan Hall
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"Without Representation" is the second issue of The Angler, a magazine for drinkers, thinkers, and idlers. In this issue you'll find Donavan Hall's essay on politics, social democracy,... More > race relations, immigration, localism, and culture, as well as the first installment of his Long Island Notebook. There are essays on smoking by Peter J. French and Lin Yutang. Also, you'll find original fiction by Justin C. Witt, Charles D. Phillips, Jamie Iredell, Courtney Kelsch, and Mike Damascus.< Less
Just Representations, First Edition By Robert Gardner
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This book presents selected writings by acclaimed filmmaker Robert Gardner. There are journals written during filmmaking expeditions, observing and reacting to diverse ways of life. There are... More > accounts of film projects envisioned and planned but not completed. There are essays on ways of life in premodern cultures that Gardner has observed firsthand. Also included are his voiceover narrations from the films "Dead Birds" "Rivers of Sand,” which come to life in a new way on the page. In an interview, letters, and articles, Gardner addresses the subject of filmmaking and reflects on film’s relation to anthropology and, more broadly, to the human project to understand reality. "A book of marvelous adventures with a camera and a series of meditations on diverse ways of life and making art by a wise and compassionate man." —Charles Simic< Less
The Art of Disability: A handbook about Disability Representation in Media By David Proud
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“All the worlds a stage, and both have bad wheelchair access” Led by David Proud and sharing his decade of experience working as an Actor, Writer and Producer for some of the... More > world’s leading broadcasters, we embark on a journey into disability representation in media. Can disability be seen as an art? Why is it important to modern day culture? How can we increase diversity of disability in media? Featuring contributions from leading industry figures the book covers all disciplines and offers practical advice to anyone working with disabled artists. Providing a ground breaking methodology to help new disabled actors approach acting with a disability. Your accessible journey into disability diversity starts here.< Less
Doctors and Patients: History, Representation, Communication from Antiquity to the Present By Maria Malatesta
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For the first time, a book considers the doctor/patient relationship in the long period and from a broad geographical perspective. Historians, anthropologists and doctors reflect on the factors that,... More > from the Classical age until the present, have altered the care relationship and the power relations embedded within it. The book also highlights that communication and narration, understood as constitutive aspects of care, are the elements which link the past to the present. From the encounter between religion and medicine to the centuries-long struggle between doctors and patients in defence of their respective positions, from medical dramas to efforts to humanize medicine, the book describes the doctor/patient relationship in all its cultural, transnational and transtemporal dimensions.< Less
No Woman’s Land? Women’s Writings and Historical Representation in World War I By Denise Borille de Abreu
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Women’s participation in wars, either directly or indirectly, has been the study object of war narratives since the Classical Age. This book aims to analyze women’s significant role to... More > the construction of cultural memory and how women’s representations have evolved, from myth, since Homer until the early twentieth century, when the First War was declared, to the assumption of “silent victims” in wartime, and, finally, to the condition of proactive members of a much-dreamed society with equal opportunities for everyone. This book also addresses, more specifically, how women war narratives of the First World War reflect upon the war trauma, which brought equally disastrous consequences for women, men and children and how the War contributed to the reconfiguration of women’s social roles.< Less
Visual Culture and the Holocaust By John Page Corrigan
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This research catalogues specific and deliberate results generated by the Nazi regime to justify the destruction of the Jews. The purpose of this research is to display both the visual... More > characteristics, and the ultimate methodical use of language by the Nazi regime. The lasting affects forever changed the visual representation of the Jews.< Less
Victims Symptom: PTSD and Culture By Ana Peraica
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Victims' Symptom (PTSD and Culture) Victims' Symptom is a collection of interviews, essays, artists' statements and glossary definitions, which was originally launched as a Web project (). Produced... More > in 2007, the project brought together cases related to past and current sites of conflict such as Sre- brenica, Palestine, and Kosovo reporting from different (and sometimes conflicting) international viewpoints. The Victims Symptom Reader collects critical concepts in media victimology and addresses the representation of victims in economies of war.< Less
Victims Symptom (PTSD and culture) By Ana Peraica
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Victims’ Symptom is a collection of interviews, essays, artists’ statements and glossary definitions, which was originally launched as a Web project (http://victims.labforculture.org).... More > Produced in 2007, the project brought together cases related to past and current sites of conflict such as Sre-brenica, Palestine, and Kosovo reporting from different (and sometimes conflicting) international viewpoints. The Victims Symptom Reader collects critical concepts in media victimology and ad-dresses the representation of victims in economies of war.< Less

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