Digital Sensations: Space, Identity, and Embodiment in Virtual Reality


Ken Hillis is assistant professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Ken Hillis is assistant professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816632510
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Series: Electronic Mediations Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 321
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Digital Relations
1 A Critical History of Virtual Reality 1
2 Precursive Cultural and Material Technologies Informing Contemporary Virtual Reality 30
3 The Sensation of Ritual Space 60
4 Sight and Space 90
5 Space, Language, and Metaphor 133
6 Identity, Embodiment, and Place - VR as Postmodern Technology 164
Epilogue: Digital Sensations 200
Notes 213
References 239
Index 257
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