Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment (Media in Transition)

4,37 valoración promedio
( 19 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780262640619: Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment (Media in Transition)

The artists of the seventeenth-century baroque period used spectacle to delight and astonish; contemporary entertainment media, according to Angela Ndalianis, are imbued with a neo-baroque aesthetic that is similarly spectacular. In Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, she situates today's film, computer games, comic books, and theme-park attractions within an aesthetic-historical context and uses the baroque as a framework to enrich our understanding of contemporary entertainment media.

The neo-baroque aesthetics that Ndalianis analyzes are not, she argues, a case of art history repeating or imitating itself; these forms have emerged as a result of recent technological and economic transformations. The neo-baroque forms combine sight and sound and text in ways that parallel such seventeenth-century baroque forms as magic lanterns, automata, painting, sculpture, and theater but use new technology to express the concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Moving smoothly from century to century, comparing ceiling paintings to the computer game Doom, a Spiderman theme park adventure to the baroque version of multimedia known as the Bel Composto, and a Medici wedding to T erminator 2:3D, the book demonstrates the logic of media histories. Ndalianis focuses on the complex interrelationships among entertainment media and presents a rigorous cross-genre, cross-historical analysis of media aesthetics.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From the Inside Flap:

"Ndalianis' book achieves that rare thing: a scholarly argument based on carefully articulated historical evidence that is accessible to the non-specialist and a joy to read. It is an erudite call to rethink the contribution that the Baroque has made to western thought and art practice -- in particular to reflect on the way that contemporary technologies of entertainment seem to be drawn to an aesthetic that lies outside the academic obsession with representation."
--Michael Punt, Editor­In­Chief, Leonardo Reviews

"Entertainment media continue to undergo dramatic transformations. Yet Angela Ndalianis refreshingly reminds us how much films like *Jurassic Park* or *Alien*, and computer games such as *Phantasmagoria* and *Tomb Raider*, owe to the labyrinthine compositions and machinic illusions of seventeenth-century ceiling painting. She convincingly shows that the late twentieth-century culture of special effects is neo-baroque through and through: given to open-ended spectacles, fictions blended with reality, and bold displays of technical virtuosity."
--Barbara Maria Stafford, William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago

"The majority of recent theorizing about emerging media technologies has been techno-fascinated, economically reductive, or just plain superficial on questions of textuality and narrative. Ndalianis situates contemporary visual media within a rich historical tradition as she boldly goes where few, if any, scholars have gone before -- into the realm of computer games and theme park attractions. Her compelling analysis of how new technologies of entertainment have fundamentally transformed our relationships with visual texts will make this book a landmark work in media theory."
--Jim Collins, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame

About the Author:

Angela Ndalianis is Associate Professor and Head of the Cinema Studies Program at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The artists of the seventeenth-century baroque period used spectacle to delight and astonish; contemporary entertainment media, according to Angela Ndalianis, are imbued with a neo-baroque aesthetic that is similarly spectacular. In Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, she situates today s film, computer games, comic books, and theme-park attractions within an aesthetic-historical context and uses the baroque as a framework to enrich our understanding of contemporary entertainment media. The neo-baroque aesthetics that Ndalianis analyzes are not, she argues, a case of art history repeating or imitating itself; these forms have emerged as a result of recent technological and economic transformations. The neo-baroque forms combine sight and sound and text in ways that parallel such seventeenth-century baroque forms as magic lanterns, automata, painting, sculpture, and theater but use new technology to express the concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century.Moving smoothly from century to century, comparing ceiling paintings to the computer game Doom, a Spiderman theme park adventure to the baroque version of multimedia known as the Bel Composto, and a Medici wedding to T erminator 2:3D, the book demonstrates the logic of media histories. Ndalianis focuses on the complex interrelationships among entertainment media and presents a rigorous cross-genre, cross-historical analysis of media aesthetics. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The artists of the seventeenth-century baroque period used spectacle to delight and astonish; contemporary entertainment media, according to Angela Ndalianis, are imbued with a neo-baroque aesthetic that is similarly spectacular. In Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, she situates today s film, computer games, comic books, and theme-park attractions within an aesthetic-historical context and uses the baroque as a framework to enrich our understanding of contemporary entertainment media.The neo-baroque aesthetics that Ndalianis analyzes are not, she argues, a case of art history repeating or imitating itself; these forms have emerged as a result of recent technological and economic transformations. The neo-baroque forms combine sight and sound and text in ways that parallel such seventeenth-century baroque forms as magic lanterns, automata, painting, sculpture, and theater but use new technology to express the concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Moving smoothly from century to century, comparing ceiling paintings to the computer game Doom, a Spiderman theme park adventure to the baroque version of multimedia known as the Bel Composto, and a Medici wedding to T erminator 2:3D, the book demonstrates the logic of media histories. Ndalianis focuses on the complex interrelationships among entertainment media and presents a rigorous cross-genre, cross-historical analysis of media aesthetics. Nº de ref. de la librería AAH9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,97
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press, 2005. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería WM-9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,45
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,92
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The artists of the seventeenth-century baroque period used spectacle to delight and astonish; contemporary entertainment media, according to Angela Ndalianis, are imbued with a neo-baroque aesthetic that is similarly spectacular. In Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, she situates today s film, computer games, comic books, and theme-park attractions within an aesthetic-historical context and uses the baroque as a framework to enrich our understanding of contemporary entertainment media.The neo-baroque aesthetics that Ndalianis analyzes are not, she argues, a case of art history repeating or imitating itself; these forms have emerged as a result of recent technological and economic transformations. The neo-baroque forms combine sight and sound and text in ways that parallel such seventeenth-century baroque forms as magic lanterns, automata, painting, sculpture, and theater but use new technology to express the concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Moving smoothly from century to century, comparing ceiling paintings to the computer game Doom, a Spiderman theme park adventure to the baroque version of multimedia known as the Bel Composto, and a Medici wedding to T erminator 2:3D, the book demonstrates the logic of media histories. Ndalianis focuses on the complex interrelationships among entertainment media and presents a rigorous cross-genre, cross-historical analysis of media aesthetics. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,41
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Ndalianis, Angela
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2005. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería TM-9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,95
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,14
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, Angela Ndalianis, The artists of the seventeenth-century baroque period used spectacle to delight and astonish; contemporary entertainment media, according to Angela Ndalianis, are imbued with a neo-baroque aesthetic that is similarly spectacular. In Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment, she situates today's film, computer games, comic books, and theme-park attractions within an aesthetic-historical context and uses the baroque as a framework to enrich our understanding of contemporary entertainment media.The neo-baroque aesthetics that Ndalianis analyzes are not, she argues, a case of art history repeating or imitating itself; these forms have emerged as a result of recent technological and economic transformations. The neo-baroque forms combine sight and sound and text in ways that parallel such seventeenth-century baroque forms as magic lanterns, automata, painting, sculpture, and theater but use new technology to express the concerns of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Moving smoothly from century to century, comparing ceiling paintings to the computer game Doom, a Spiderman theme park adventure to the baroque version of multimedia known as the Bel Composto, and a Medici wedding to Terminator 2:3D, the book demonstrates the logic of media histories. Ndalianis focuses on the complex interrelationships among entertainment media and presents a rigorous cross-genre, cross-historical analysis of media aesthetics. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 17,63
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 7,75
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: MIT Press
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,54
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 15,43
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: Media in Transition (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Media in Transition, 2005. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería TH9780262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,40
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,99
De Alemania a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: The MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The MIT Press, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 23,12
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 12,00
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Angela Ndalianis
Editorial: Mit Pr (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262640619 ISBN 13: 9780262640619
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Mit Pr, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 323 pages. 9.00x7.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería z-0262640619

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,67
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 16,72
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda