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Parables for the virtual : movement, affect, sensation

Author: Brian Massumi
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series: Post-contemporary interventions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A major theoretical rethinking of intellectual models of embodiment, movement, and sensation.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Massumi, Brian.
Parables for the virtual.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001056858
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Massumi
ISBN: 9780822383574 0822383578 0822328828 9780822328827
OCLC Number: 191855679
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 328 pages)
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.
Contents: Introduction: Concrete Is as Concrete Doesn't --
1 The Autonomy of Affect --
2 The Bleed: Where Body Meets Image --
3 The Political Economy of Belonging and the Logic of Relation --
4 The Evolutionary Alchemy of Reason: Stelarc --
5 On the Superiority of the Analog --
6 Chaos in the "Total Field" of Vision --
7 The Brightness Confound --
8 Strange Horizon: Buildings, Biograms, and the Body Topologic --
9 Too-Blue: Color-Patch for an Expanded Empiricism.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.
Responsibility: Brian Massumi.
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Views the body and media such as television, film, and the Internet, as cultural formations that operate on multiple registers of sensation beyond the reach of the reading techniques founded on the  Read more...


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