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Trance mediums and new media : spirit possession in the age of technical reproduction

Author: Heike Behrend; Anja Dreschke; Martin Zillinger
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : Première éditionView all editions and formats

This volume explores the interferences of trance mediums and new technical media to add a new perspective to current debates on the "renaissance of the religious". Situated in the field of media  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heike Behrend; Anja Dreschke; Martin Zillinger
ISBN: 9780823253807 0823253805 9780823253814 0823253813
OCLC Number: 946878533
Description: 1 v. (X-380 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Trance mediums and new media / Heike Behrend and Martin Zillinger --
On the subject of spirit mediumship in the age of new media / Rosalind C. Morris --
Trance mediums and new media: the heritage of a European term / Erhard Schüttpelz --
Absence and the mediation of the audiovisual unconscious / Martin Zillinger --
New media and traveling spirits: pentecostals in the Vietnamese diaspora and the disaster of the Titanic / Gertrud Hüwelmeier --
Numinous dress/iconic costume: Korean shamans dressed for the gods and for the camera / Laurel Kendall --
Rites of reception: mass-mediated trance and public order in Morocco / Emilio Spadola --
Media and manifestation: the aesthetics and politics of plenitude in central India / Christopher Pinney --
Media transformations: music, goddess embodiment, and politics in western Orissa/India / Lidia Guzy --
Transmitting divine grace: on the materiality of charismatic mediation in Mali / Dorothea E. Schulz --
Spaces of refusal: photophobic spirits and the technical medium of photography / Heike Behrend --
"Look with your own eyes!": visualizations of spirit mediums and their viewing techniques in Tanzanian video films / Claudia Böhme --
Possession play: on cinema, reenactment, and trance in the Cologne tribes / Anja Dreschke --
Trance techniques, cinema, and cybernetics / Ute Holl
Responsibility: edited by Heike Behrend, Anja Dreschke, and Martin Zillinger.


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Trance Mediums and New Media is a highly significant intervention in the growing literature on religion and media. Unusual in its comparative, interdisciplinary character, the volume deals with a Read more...

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