Time, Media and Modernity

Hardcover | August 7, 2012

EditorEmily Keightley

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A wide ranging, interdisciplinary exploration of media time and mediated temporalities. The chapters explore the diverse ways in which time is articulated by media technologies, the way time is constructed, represented and communicated in cultural texts, and how it is experienced in different social contexts and environments.  

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A wide ranging, interdisciplinary exploration of media time and mediated temporalities. The chapters explore the diverse ways in which time is articulated by media technologies, the way time is constructed, represented and communicated in cultural texts, and how it is experienced in different social contexts and environments.  

EMILY KEIGHTLEY Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, UK, and Assistant Editor of Media, Culture and Society. She has published in the areas of time, memory and everyday life and is currently working on the book Creative Memory with Michael Pickering.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.9 × 5.65 × 0.84 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230276709

ISBN - 13:9780230276703

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List of Tables and FiguresAcknowledgements Note on Contributors Introduction: Time, Media, Modernity; E.KeightleyPART I: TIMES OF MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES Sonic Horizons: Phonograph Aesthetics and the Experience of Time; M.PickeringThe Times of Photography; M.ListerPART II: TIMES OF MEDIA CONTENT Temporality and Documentary; J.CornerCinematic Temporality: Modernity, Memory and the Nearness of the Past; A.LandsbergHello to All That: 'Credit Crunches', 'Great Depressions' and Journalistic Retrojection; D.DeaconPART III: GLOBAL TEMPORALITIES City Times: Negotiating Public Space in the 21st Century City; S.McQuireGlobital Time: Time in the Digital Globalized Age; A.ReadingPART IV: LOCAL TEMPORALITIES Present Memories: Indigenous Memory Constructs and Cross-generational Knowledge Exchange in Northern Australia; A.KearneyDomestic Time in the Sensory Home: the Textures and Rhythms of Knowing, Practice, Memory and Imagination; S.PinkConclusion Making Time: The Social Temporalities of Mediated Experience; E.KeightleyReferences Index