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Cinematic Perspectives on Digital Culture

Consorting with the Machine


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Norman Taylor
      Pages 1-9
  3. Approaches to Digital Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-17
    2. Norman Taylor
      Pages 19-35
    3. Norman Taylor
      Pages 36-60
    4. Norman Taylor
      Pages 61-84
  4. Cinematic Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-93
    2. Norman Taylor
      Pages 95-119
    3. Norman Taylor
      Pages 120-157
    4. Norman Taylor
      Pages 158-182
  5. Consorting with the Machine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-188
    2. Norman Taylor
      Pages 189-202
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 203-242

About this book


Exploring research into mobile phone use as props to subjective identity, Norman Taylor employs concepts from Michelle Foucault, Gilles Deleuze and actor network theory to discuss the affect of mechanisms of make-believe, from celebrity culture to avatar-obsessed game players, and digital culture.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of the West of EnglandUK

About the authors

NORMAN TAYLOR has taught in schools, colleges and universities for over thirty years. A lecturer in literature, media, film and cultural studies, he is a co-founder of Bristol Silents film society. He has authored film programmes for Bristol University, UWE and the Open College Network, and published articles in journals including Screen.

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