Virtualities: Television, Media Art, and Cyberculture

Virtualities: Television, Media Art, and Cyberculture

by Margaret Morse

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ISBN-13: 9780253211774
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Series: Theories of Contemporary Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
PART ONE: VIRTUALITIES AS FICTIONS OF PRESENCE 3(68)
ONE Virtualities: A Conceptual Framework
3(33)
TWO The News As Performance: The Image As Event
36(35)
PART TWO: IMMERSION IN IMAGE WORLDS: VIRTUALITY AND EVERYDAY LIFE 71(84)
THREE Television Graphics and the Virtual Body: Words on the Move
71(28)
FOUR An Ontology of Everyday Distraction: The Freeway, the Mall, and Television
99(26)
FIVE What Do Cyborgs Eat? Oral Logic in an Information Society
125(30)
PART THREE: MEDIA ART AND VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS 155(58)
SIX The Body, the Image, and the Space-in-Between: Video Installation Art
155(23)
SEVEN Cyberscapes, Control, and Transcendence: The Aesthetics of the Virtual
178(35)
Notes 213(30)
Works Cited 243(14)
Index 257

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