Rethinking Media Change: The Aesthetics of Transition

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David Thorburn, Henry Jenkins
MIT Press, 2004 - 404 pages
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Contents

Introduction Toward an Aesthetics of Transition
1
Media Changes
17
Web of Paradox
19
Historicizing Media in Transition
23
ReNewing Old Technologies Astonishment Second Nature and the Uncanny in Technology from the Previous TurnoftheCentury
39
How Users Define New Media A History of the Amusement Phonograph
61
Books Are Dead Long Live Books
81
Help or Hindrance? The History of the Book and Electronic Media
95
Reflections on Interactivity
217
Forms of Future
227
Stitch Bitch The Patchwork Girl
239
Lets Be Going A Parent Reads GeekCereal
253
Private Uses of Cyberspace Women Desire and Fan Culture
261
Quentin Tarantinos Star Wars? Digital Cinema Media Convergence and Participatory Culture
281
Visual Culture
313
Immersion in the Virtual Ornament Contemporary Movie Ride Films
315

Historical Perspectives on the Book and Information Technology
117
Potholes on the Information Superhighway Congress as a Publisher in NineteenthCentury America
137
Prophetic Peasants and Bourgeois Pamphleteers The Camisards Represented in Print 16851710
163
Redefining the Home Screen Technological Convergence as Trauma and Business Plan
191
Emerging Forms and Practices
201
Homer to Home Page Designing Digital Books
203
The Virtual Window
337
Architectures of the Senses NeoBaroque Entertainment Spectacles
355
Media Technology and Museum Display A Century of Accommodation and Conflict
375
Contributors
391
Index
395
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