By Naomi Sakr
By Lyombe Eko
Lyombe Eko consists of out an historic and cultural survey of the rules of visible depictions of specific human sexual behavior from their earliest visual appeal at the clay pills of the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in old Mesopotamia, to the pill pcs of Silicon Valley. The law of Sex-Themed visible Imagery analyzes the modern challenge of the applicability of the human correct of freedom of expression to particular imagery within the face of societal pursuits within the rules of representations of human sexuality. This publication might be of curiosity to students, scholars, and wide audiences drawn to comparative experiences in pornography rules, the historical past of pornography, the legislations of pornography and obscenity, and visible tradition and historical past alike.
By Mary Celeste Kearney
More women are generating media this present day than at the other aspect in U.S. historical past, and they're growing media texts in almost each layout at the moment possible--magazines, movies, musical recordings, and internet sites.
Girls Make Media explores how younger lady media manufacturers have reclaimed and reconfigured girlhood as a website for radical social, cultural, and political corporation. important to the ebook is an research of insurrection Grrrl--a Nineties feminist formative years move from a fusion of punk rock and gender theory-and the woman energy stream it encouraged. the writer additionally appears on the upward push of girls-only media teaching programs, and the construction of ladies' studies.
This publication should be crucial analyzing for someone trying to comprehend modern woman early life in latest media culture.
By Terry Jones, Tomasz Dobrogoszcz
EPUB/PDF eISBN: 9781442237377
Foreword through: Terry Jones
Edited via: Tomasz Dobrogoszcz
Contributors: Stephen Butler, Miguel Ángel González Campos, Kevin F. Kern, Wojciech Klepuszewski, Edyta Lorek-Jezińska, Katarzyna Małecka, Richard generators, Katarzyna Poloczek, Justyna Stępień, Adam Sumera
Monty Python's Flying Circus used to be some of the most vital and influential cultural phenomena of the Seventies. The British application used to be through albums, level appearances, and a number of other movies, together with Monty Python and the Holy Grail, lifetime of Brian, and Monty Python's The that means of existence. In all, the comedian troupe drew on a number of cultural references that prominently figured of their sketches, they usually tackled weighty issues that still amused their audiences.
In not anyone Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty Python, Tomasz Dobrogoszcz offers essays that discover a few of the touchstones within the tv exhibit and next motion pictures. those essays examine numerous subject matters triggered via the comedian geniuses:
The depiction of women
British and American cultural representations
Reactions from international viewers
This quantity deals a extraordinary dialogue of Monty Python's oeuvre, showing hugely diverse ways from a couple of views, together with gender reports, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies.
Featuring a foreword by way of Python alum Terry Jones, not anyone Expects the Spanish Inquisition will entice somebody attracted to cultural background and media reviews, in addition to the overall enthusiasts of Monty Python who need to know extra concerning the influence of this groundbreaking crew.
By Helen Hanson, Catherine O'Rawe
Those essays hint the femme fatale throughout literature, visible tradition and cinema, exploring the ways that deadly femininity has been imagined in several cultural contexts and old epochs, and relocating from legendary girls resembling Eve, Medusa and the Sirens through old figures reminiscent of Mata Hari to deadly girls in modern cinema.
By Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple
By Wheeler Winston Dixon
This e-book discusses the cave in and transformation of the Hollywood motion picture computing device within the twenty-first century, and the concomitant social cave in being felt in approximately each element of society. Wheeler Winston Dixon examines key works in cinema from the period of late-stage capitalists, studying Hollywood motion pictures and the present wave of cinema constructed open air of the Hollywood approach alike. Dixon illustrates how video clips and tv courses throughout those areas have followed, mirrored, and generated a society in obstacle, and with it, a situation for the cinematic itself.
By Christopher Pullen (auth.)
By M. Avilés-Santiago
Puerto Rican infantrymen were continuously whitewashed out of the narrative of yankee heritage regardless of taking part in components in all American wars for the reason that WWI. This booklet examines the web self-representation of Puerto Rican infantrymen who served through the battle on Terror, targeting social networking websites, user-generated content material, and net memorials.