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Conclusion

Sue Thornham

Sue Thornham is Professor of Media and Film at the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of numerous books including Women, Feminism and Media (2007), What if I Had Been the Hero (BFI Publishing 2012); the co-author, with Tony Purvis, of Television Drama: Theories and Identities (2005); the editor of Feminist Film Theory: A Reader (1999), and the co-editor, with Caroline Bassett and Paul Marris, of Media Studies: A Reader (3rd edition 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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What If I Had Been the Hero? : Investigating Women’s Cinema

British Film Institute, 2012

Book chapter

...I am indebted for the title of this Conclusion, and indeed for the conclusion itself, to the anonymous reviewer who insisted that this book needed more than the postscript I had given it. She – or perhaps he – also perceptively pointed...

Introduction: Framing the Medium

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...“Meaning is context-bound, but context is boundless.” This famous phrase by Jonathan Culler is still very apt if the word meaning is replaced with the word medium. Although it would be relevant to pair up the first part of the phrase...

Introduction

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...“People!” The voice of a young Polish man echoes through a large, dilapidated stadium. “People!” he screams again, this time even louder. No one responds, for apart from some kids on the field, the Decennial Stadium in Warsaw is empty...

Objective Representation

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In many respects, this part hinges on the idea of “soft determination” I discussed in Part III. Without overlooking the reciprocity between a medium’s physical base and the human subjects who apply and shape this base, I will focus...

Surveillance

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...PERROT: And there’s no point for the prisoners to take over the central tower?FOUCAULT: Oh yes, provided that ’t the final purpose of the operation. Do you think it would be much better to have prisoners operating the panoptic apparatus...

From Accattone to “Profezia”: Pier Paolo Pasolini and Productive Failure

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Framed and Unframed : A Thinker for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Failure is a term that does not lend itself to an easy definition. For one thing, it is relational, almost reactionary (and it even at times positions itself as such): it is always responding to a culture, gesture, or demand of success...

Hart Crane’s Tomb

James Franco

James Franco grew up in the northern California town of Palo Alto. He is an actor, director, screenwriter and artist. His film appearances include Milk, Pineapple Express, the Spider-Man trilogy, Howl, Oz the Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers, and This Is The End. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Herbert White : Poems and Prose

Faber & Faber, 2014

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From Freezing to Touching

Janna Houwen

Janna Houwen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and Video Intermediality : The Question of Medium Specificity in Contemporary Moving Images

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...With straightened backs and deadpan expressions, about forty police officers pose together in what seems to be a conventional group portrait. Because of the static poses held by the portrayed figures, the large image projected on the wall...

Introduction

Tarja Laine

Tarja Laine is Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She is the author of Shame and Desire: Emotion, Intersubjectivity, Cinema (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Feeling Cinema : Emotional Dynamics in Film Studies

Continuum, 2011

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...The poem above, entitled “An Argument with Wordsworth,” is written by Wendy Cope as a response to the famous Wordsworth quotation from his Lyrical Ballads.Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns (London: Faber and Faber, 1992), 47. Similar, I feel...

My Place

James Franco

James Franco grew up in the northern California town of Palo Alto. He is an actor, director, screenwriter and artist. His film appearances include Milk, Pineapple Express, the Spider-Man trilogy, Howl, Oz the Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers, and This Is The End. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Herbert White : Poems and Prose

Faber & Faber, 2014

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