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Media Spectacles : Culturework: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and - Marjorie Garber

Media Spectacles

Culturework: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and

By: Marjorie Garber (Editor), Jann Matlock (Editor), Rebecca L. Walkowitz (Editor)

Paperback

Published: 20th September 1993
For Ages: 18 years old
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Coverage of such major news events as the Gulf War, the AIDS epidemic and the William Kennedy Smith rape trial is analysed by contributors who explore the languages of word and image that produce current events "as" spectacle.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Watching Politics
Body and Soul Murder: JFKp. 3
Character Assassination: Shakespeare, Anita Hill and JFKp. 23
Reproducing Reality: Murphy Brown and Illegitimate Politicsp. 40
Watching and Authorizing the Gulf Warp. 57
Watching Borders
"No Bad Nigger": Blacks as the Ethical Principle in the Moviesp. 77
Cortez in the Courts: The Traps of Translation from Newsprint to Filmp. 91
Power Shortages: The Soviet Coup and Hurricane Bobp. 117
Watching Sex
Scandals of Naming: The Blue Blob, Identity, and Gender in the William Kennedy Smith Casep. 137
Lesbian Spectacles: Reading Sula, Passing, Thelma and Louise, and The Accusedp. 160
Throwing Up/Going Down: Bushusuru; or, The Fall of the Westp. 167
Monsters of Perversion: Jeffrey Dahmer and The Silence of the Lambsp. 181
Watching AIDS
Grafting David Cronenberg: Monstrosity, AIDS Media, National/Sexual Differencep. 209
Kimberly Bergalis, AIDS, and the Plague Metaphorp. 232
Accommodating Magicp. 255
Indexp. 267
Contributorsp. 277
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415907514
ISBN-10: 0415907519
Series: Culturework: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 20th September 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.89 x 15.34  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1