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BeschreibungExamines the repeated association of new electronic media with spiritual phenomena from the telegraph in the late 19th century to television.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements Introduction Mediums and media The voice from the void Alien ether Static and stasis Simulation and psychosis Notes; Bibliography
PortraitJeffrey Sconce is Associate Professor in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at Northwestern University.
Pressestimmen"This is a powerful, compelling, and historically informed analysis of popular representations of electronic presence. Sconce has a rare ability to write about complex cultural phenomena in a poetic fashion, offering the reader a fascinating counterpart to existing scholarship." - Michael Curtin, author of Redeeming the Wasteland: Television Documentary and Cold War Politics "Sconce offers an original and productive examination of the diverse social responses to 150 years of electronic communication. The result is an important and evocative book, notable for both its insights and its engaging style." - William Boddy, author of Fifties Television: The Industry and Its Critics
Untertitel: 'Console-Ing Passions: Televisi'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2000
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten