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The Resource The spectacle of the real : from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond, edited by Geoff King, (electronic resource)

The spectacle of the real : from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond, edited by Geoff King, (electronic resource)

Label
The spectacle of the real : from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond
Title
The spectacle of the real
Title remainder
from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond
Statement of responsibility
edited by Geoff King
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hollywood special effects offer spectacular creations or re-creations that make claims to our attention on the grounds of their 'incredible-seeming reality'. They can appear both 'incredible' and 'real', their appeal based on their ability to 'convince'--to appear real in terms such as detail and texture--and on their status as fabricated spectacle, to be admired as such. At a seemingly very different end of the audio-visual media spectrum, 'reality' television offers the spectacle of, supposedly, the 'real' itself, a 'reality' that ranges from the banality of the quotidian to intense interperso
Action
digitized
Dewey number
791.4375
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • reviews
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1960-
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King, Geoff
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  • Motion pictures
  • Film criticism
  • Reality television programs
  • Mass media
  • Reality
  • Spectacular, The
Label
The spectacle of the real : from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond, edited by Geoff King, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from e-book title screen (viewed Feb. 2, 2005)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface / Jay David Bolter -- Introduction : The Spectacle of the Real / Geoff King -- Part I: Spectacle, Ideology, Catastrophe -- 1. Media Culture and the Triumph of the Spectacle / Douglas Kellner -- 2. Real Time, Catastrophe, Spectacle: Reality as Fantasy in Live Media / Lee Rodney -- 3. "Just Like a Movie"?: 9/11 and Hollywood Spectacle / Geoff King -- 4. Reframing Fantasy : September 11 and the Global Audience / Kathy Smith -- 5. Teratology of the Spectacle / Dean Lockwood -- Part II: Reality/TV -- 6. Caught on Tape : A Legacy of Low-tech Reality / Amy West -- 7. Love 'n the Real; or, How I Learned to Love Reality TV / Misha Kavka -- 8. Looking Inside : Showing Medical Operations on Ordinary Television / Frances Bonner -- 9. Hell in a Cell and Other Stories : Violence, Endangerment and Authenticity in Professional Wrestling / Leon Hunt -- 10. Docobricolage in the Age of Simulation / Bernadette Flynn -- Part III: Film -- 11. A Production Designer's Cinema : Historical Authenticity in Popular Films Set in the Past / Michele Pierson -- 12. The New Spatial Dynamics of the Bullet-Time Effect / Lisa Purse -- 13. "I was dreaming I was awake and then I woke up and found myself asleep" : Dreaming, Spectacle and Reality in Waking Life / Paul Ward -- 14. Cannibal Holocaust and the Pornography of Death / Julian Petley -- 15. Beyond the Blair Witch : A New Horror Aesthetic? / Peg Aloi -- 16. Spectres and Capitalism / Spectacle and the Horror Film / Mike Wayne -- 17. Looking On : Troubling Spectacles and the Complicitous Spectator / Michele Aaron -- 18. The Enigma of the Real : The Qualifications for Real Sex in Contemporary Art Cinema / Tanya Krzywinska
Control code
ocm57555435
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280477003
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57555435
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The spectacle of the real : from Hollywood to 'reality' TV and beyond, edited by Geoff King, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from e-book title screen (viewed Feb. 2, 2005)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface / Jay David Bolter -- Introduction : The Spectacle of the Real / Geoff King -- Part I: Spectacle, Ideology, Catastrophe -- 1. Media Culture and the Triumph of the Spectacle / Douglas Kellner -- 2. Real Time, Catastrophe, Spectacle: Reality as Fantasy in Live Media / Lee Rodney -- 3. "Just Like a Movie"?: 9/11 and Hollywood Spectacle / Geoff King -- 4. Reframing Fantasy : September 11 and the Global Audience / Kathy Smith -- 5. Teratology of the Spectacle / Dean Lockwood -- Part II: Reality/TV -- 6. Caught on Tape : A Legacy of Low-tech Reality / Amy West -- 7. Love 'n the Real; or, How I Learned to Love Reality TV / Misha Kavka -- 8. Looking Inside : Showing Medical Operations on Ordinary Television / Frances Bonner -- 9. Hell in a Cell and Other Stories : Violence, Endangerment and Authenticity in Professional Wrestling / Leon Hunt -- 10. Docobricolage in the Age of Simulation / Bernadette Flynn -- Part III: Film -- 11. A Production Designer's Cinema : Historical Authenticity in Popular Films Set in the Past / Michele Pierson -- 12. The New Spatial Dynamics of the Bullet-Time Effect / Lisa Purse -- 13. "I was dreaming I was awake and then I woke up and found myself asleep" : Dreaming, Spectacle and Reality in Waking Life / Paul Ward -- 14. Cannibal Holocaust and the Pornography of Death / Julian Petley -- 15. Beyond the Blair Witch : A New Horror Aesthetic? / Peg Aloi -- 16. Spectres and Capitalism / Spectacle and the Horror Film / Mike Wayne -- 17. Looking On : Troubling Spectacles and the Complicitous Spectator / Michele Aaron -- 18. The Enigma of the Real : The Qualifications for Real Sex in Contemporary Art Cinema / Tanya Krzywinska
Control code
ocm57555435
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280477003
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57555435
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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