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SAL3 (off-campus storage)
245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction: reading the air
  • Background music of the avant-garde: the quiet boom of Erik Satie
  • The sound of embodied security: imaginary landscapes of ambient music
  • Moving with the rhythms of the city: ambient video attunements
  • Soft fascinations in shallow depth: compositing ambient space
  • Subtractivism: low-affect living with ambient cinema
  • Healing style: ambient literature and the aesthetics of calm
  • Conclusion.
Green Library
xviii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Focusing on language?s political power, these essays discuss how representation ? through language norms, plays and spectacles, manipulations and adaptations of texts and images ? both constitutes and reflects a cultural milieu.
Green Library
27 pages ; 30 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
ix, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: soft-psy media as U.S. strategy
  • Shopping for grocers: the origins of Middle-Eastern soft-psy media
  • Our men in Kabul and Bethlehem: Saad Mohseni and Raed Othman
  • Kind of con men: self-interest, soft-psy media, and resistance
  • Soft-psy media under cover: the question of gender
  • Mediating mediations: meta-media, the Middle East, and soft-psy strategy
  • Conclusion: the trajectory of soft-psy media from 9/11 to today.
Green Library

6. Spectacle [2016]

ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Global media and advances in technology have profoundly affected the way people experience events. The essays in this volume explore the dimensions of contemporary spectacles from the Arab Spring to spectatorship in Hollywood. Questioning the effects that spectacles have on their observers, the authors ask: Are viewers robbed of their autonomy, transformed into depoliticized and passive consumers, or rather are they drawn in to cohesive communities? Does their participation in an event-as audiences, activists, victims, tourists, and critics-change and complicate the event itself? Spectacle looks closely at the permeable boundaries between the reality and fiction of such events, the methods of their construction, and the implications of those methods.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780295995021 20160704
Green Library
vi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The undead are very much alive in contemporary entertainment and lore. Indeed, vampires and zombies have garnered attention in print media, cinema, and on television. The vampire, with roots in medieval European folklore, and the zombie, with origins in Afro-Caribbean mythology, have both undergone significant transformations in global culture, proliferating as deviant representatives of the zeitgeist. As this volume demonstrates, distribution of vampires and zombies across time and space has revealed these undead figures to carry multiple meanings. Of all monsters, vampires and zombies seem to be the trendiest--the most regularly incarnate of the undead and the monsters most frequently represented in the media and pop culture. Moreover, both figures have experienced radical reinterpretations. If in the past vampires were evil, blood-sucking exploiters and zombies were brainless victims, they now have metamorphosed into kinder and gentler blood-sucking vampires and crueler, more relentless, flesh-eating zombies. Although the portrayals of both vampires and zombies can be traced back to specific regions and predate mass media, the introduction of mass distribution through film and game technologies has significantly modified their depiction over time and in new environments. Among other topics, contributors discuss zombies in Thai films, vampire novels of Mexico, and undead avatars in horror videogames. This volume--with scholars from different national and cultural backgrounds--explores the transformations that the vampire and zombie figures undergo when they travel globally and through various media and cultures.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781496804747 20160619
Green Library
vii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Although the last three decades have offered a growing body of scholarship on images of fantastic women in popular culture, these studies either tend to focus on one particular variety of fantastic female (the action or sci-fi heroine), or on her role in a specific genre (villain, hero, temptress). This edited collection strives to define the "Woman Fantastic" more fully. The Woman Fantastic may appear in speculative or realist settings, but her presence is always recognizable. Through futuristic contexts, fantasy worlds, alternate histories, or the display of superpowers, these insuperable women challenge the laws of physics, chemistry, and/or biology. In chapters devoted to certain television programs, adult and young adult literature, and comics, contributors discuss feminist negotiation of today's economic and social realities. Senior scholars and rising academic stars offer compelling analyses of fantastic women from Wonder Woman and She-Hulk to Talia Al Ghul and Martha Washington; from Carrie Vaughn's Kitty Norville series to Cinda Williams Chima's The Seven Realms series; and from Battlestar Gallactica's female Starbuck to Game of Thrones's Sansa and even Elaine Barrish Hammond of USA's Political Animals. This volume furnishes an important contribution to ongoing discussions of gender and feminism in popular culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781496808714 20161219
Green Library
xiv, 198 pages ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Hemispheric Latinidades: Migrating Bodies and the Blurred Borders of Latino Identities 2. Dirty Politics of Representation: Dehumanizing Discourse, Latinidad, and the Struggle for Self-Ascribed Ethnic Identity 3. Spectacles of Incarceration: Biopolitics, Public Shaming, and the Pornography of Prisons 4. Latinos in a Post-9/11 Moment: "American" Identity and the Public Latino Body Epilogue Notes Works Cited Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477305423 20160619
Applying a broad geographical approach to comparative Latino literary and cultural studies, Continental Shifts illuminates how the discursive treatment of Latinos changed dramatically following the enactment of NAFTA-a shift exacerbated by 9/11. While previous studies of immigrant representation have focused on single regions (the US/Mexico border in particular), specific genres (literature vs. political rhetoric), or individual groups, Continental Shifts unites these disparate discussions in a provocative, in-depth examination. Bringing together a wide range of groups and genres, this intercultural study explores novels by Latin American and Latino writers, a border film by Tommy Lee Jones and Guillermo Arriaga, "viral" videos of political speeches, popular television programming (particularly shows that feature incarceration and public shaming), and user-generated YouTube videos. These cultural products reveal the complexity of Latino representations in contemporary discourse. While tropes of Latino migrants as threatening, diseased foreign bodies date back to the nineteenth century, Continental Shifts marks the more pernicious, recent images of Latino laborers (legal and not) in a variety of contemporary media. Using vivid examples, John Riofrio demonstrates the connections between rhetorical and ideological violence and the physical and psychological violence that has more intensely plagued Latino communities in recent decades. Culminating with a consideration of the "American" identity, this eye-opening work ultimately probes the nation's ongoing struggle to uphold democratic ideals amid dehumanizing multiethnic tension.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477305423 20160619
Green Library
xxxvii, 259 pages : ill. ; 23 cm
Starting in 2001, much of the world media used the image of Osama bin Laden as a shorthand for terrorism. Bin Laden himself considered media manipulation on a par with military, political, and ideological tools, and intentionally used interviews, taped speeches, and distributed statements to further al-Qaida's ends. In Covering Bin Laden, editors Susan Jeffords and Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait collect perspectives from global scholars exploring a startling premise: that media depictions of Bin Laden not only diverge but often contradict each other, depending on the media provider and format, the place in which the depiction is presented, and the viewer's political and cultural background. The contributors analyze the representations of the many Bin Ladens, ranging from Al Jazeera broadcasts to video games. They examine the media's dominant role in shaping our understanding of terrorists and why/how they should be feared, and they engage with the ways the mosaic of Bin Laden images and narratives have influenced policies and actions around the world. Contributors include Fahed Al-Sumait, Saranaz Barforoush, Aditi Bhatia, Purnima Bose, Ryan Croken, Simon Ferrari, Andrew Hill, Richard Jackson, Susan Jeffords, Joanna Margueritte-Giecewicz, Noha Mellor, Susan Moeller, Brigitte Nacos, Courtney C. Radsch, and Alexander Spencer.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780252080401 20160618
Green Library
465 pages ; 21 cm.
  • 1. Wen ben ji gai nian de chuan bo
  • 2. Yu yan. wen ti yu zhi shi jian gou
  • 3. Tong shi yu yi zhe.
  • "Jian deng xin hua" zai Chaoxian de fu cha fang shi : lun "Ju jie ben" / Cui Rongche
  • Yuan za ju de dong du yu Riben neng le kai xi zhong tan : yi "Tan xi" wei qie ru dian / Da Mukang
  • Xue shu fan yi yu wen hua jiao liu : Qingmu Zhengeryuan zhu, Wang Gulu yi zhu "Zhongguo jin shi xi qu shi" shu hou / Cai Yi
  • Chuchuan Baicun dui Zhongguo xian dai wen yi de ying xiang : yi "Jin dai de lian ai guan" zai Zhongguo de fan yi chuan bo wei zhong xin / Wang Cheng
  • Disheng Zulai de Han wen xue xi fang fa lun : xun du yu "Yi xue" / Lan Hongyue
  • Ming mo fan yi yu Qing mo wen xue xin zhi de jian gou / Li Shixue
  • Wan Qing "Guo yu" wen ti yu dan yi yu yan : yi zheng zhi wai jiao wei zhong xin / CunTian Xiongerlang
  • Fan yi zhu ti de shen fen he yu yan wen ti : yi Lu Xun yu Liang Shiqiu de fan yi lun zheng wei zhong xin / Dong Bingyue
  • "Zhi yi wen ti" de Han yu yao su yu shu xie de zi jue : lun Hengguang Liyi de xin gan jue wen ti / Wang Zhisong
  • Min chu mei yu yun dong de "Qing gan" yu "Li xing" bian zheng : kua wen hua guan dian / Peng Xiaoyan
  • Kua wen hua liu dong wang luo ji quan qiu xing bi jiao : Ya Zhou, Fei Zhou, Dayang Zhou he Mei Zhou wen xue zhong de ren lei zhong xin zhu yi sheng tai guan he "Sheng tai ben tu ju min" / Tang Liyu (Karen Thomber)
  • Liuqiu tong shi de zheng tong yu Changqi tong shi de zhong cheng :cong liang di "Tong shi shu" de cha bie tan qi / Mujin Youzi
  • Ling shui ren de zhong cheng yu fan ni : shi shi qi shi ji Riben Tang tong shi de zhi shi jie gou yu ren sheng tu xiang / Liao Zhaoheng
  • Piao liu dao Penghu : Chaoxian ren Li Bangyi de yi wai zhi lü ji qi xiang guan shu xie / Yi Ruofen
  • Guan wu Gongdao Chengyilang wen shu zhong de bi tan zi liao / Chen Jie.
  • 一. 文本及概念的傳播
  • 二. 語言. 文體與知識建構
  • 三. 通事與譯者.
  • 《剪燈新話》在朝鮮的傅插方式 : 論《句解本》 / 崔溶澈
  • 元雜劇的東渡與日本能樂開係重探 : 以「攤戲」為切入點 / 大木康
  • 學術翻譯與文化交流 : 青木正兒原著、王古魯譯著《中國近世戲曲史》 書後 / 蔡毅
  • 廚川白村對中國現代文藝的影響 : 以《近代的戀愛觀》在中國的翻譯傳播為中心 / 王成
  • 荻生祖徠的漢文學習方法論 : 訓讀與「譯學」 / 藍弘岳
  • 明末翻譯與清末文學新知的建構 / 李奭學
  • 晚清「國語」問題與單一語言 : 以政治外交為中心 / 村田雄二郎
  • 翻譯主體的身分和語言問題 : 以魯迅與梁實秋的翻譯論爭為中心 / 董炳月
  • 「直譯文體」的漢語要素與書寫的自覺 : 論橫光利一的新感覺文體 / 王志松
  • 民初美育運動的「情感」與「理性」辯證 : 跨文化觀點 / 彭小妍
  • 跨文化流動網絡及全球性比較 : 亞洲, 非洲, 大洋洲和美洲文學中的人類中心主義生態觀和「 生態本土居民」 / 唐麗圉(Karen Thomber)
  • 琉球通事的正統輿長崎通事的忠誠 :從兩地「通事書」的差別談起 / 木津祐子
  • 領水人的忠誠輿反逆 : 十十七世紀日本唐通事的知識結構與人生圖像 / 廖肇亨
  • 漂流到澎湖 : 朝鮮人李邦翼的意外之旅及其相關書寫 / 衣若芬
  • 關於宮島誠一郎文書中的筆談資料 / 陳捷.
East Asia Library

12. A geology of media [2015]

xiv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Materiality: grounds of media and culture
  • An alternative deep time of the media
  • Psychogeophysics of technology
  • Dust and the exhausted life
  • Fossil futures
  • Afterword: so-called nature
  • Appendix. Zombie media: circuit bending media archaeology into an art method.
Green Library
ix, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
This ground-breaking anthology is the first to navigate the interconnections between the rhetoric's and aesthetics of the Pacific. Like the bright and multifaceted constellation for which it is named, Huihui: Rhetorics and Aesthetics in the Pacific showcases a variety of genres and cross-genre forms--critical essays, poetry, short fiction, speeches, photography, and personal reflections--that explore a wide range of subjects, from Disney's Aulani Resort to the Bishop Museum, from tiki souvenirs to the Dusky Maiden stereotype, from military recruitment to colonial silencing, from healing lands to healing words and music, from decolonization to sovereignty. These works go beyond conceiving of Pacific rhetoric's and aesthetics as being always and only in response to a colonising West and/or East. Instead, the authors emphasize the importance of situating their work within indigenous intellectual, political, and cultural traditions and innovations of the Pacific. Taken together, this anthology threads ancestral and contemporary discursive strategies, questions colonial and oppressive representations, and seeks to articulate an empowering decolonized future for all of Oceania. Representing several island and continental nations, the contributing authors include Albert Wendt, Haunani-Kay Trask, Mililani Trask, Chantal Spitz, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo?ole Osorio, Flora Devatine, Kalena Silva, Steven Winduo, Alice Te Punga Somerville, Selina Tusitala Marsh, ku?ualoha ho?omanawanui, Craig Santos Perez, Gregory Clark, Chelle Pahinui, Dan Taulapapa McMullin, Michael Puleloa, Lisa King, and Steven Gin. Collectively, their words guide us over ocean routes like the great wa?a, va?a, waka, proa, and sakman once navigated by the ancestors of Oceania, now navigated again by their descendants.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824838959 20160619
Green Library
vi, 192 pages : illustration ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: a translocal approach to imagining the global
  • Un-American idols: how the global/national/local intersect
  • Holier-than-thou: representing the "other" and vindicating ourselves in international news
  • Talking about non-no: (re)fashioning race and gender in global magazines
  • Disjuncture and difference from the Banlieue to the Ganba: embracing hip-hop as a global genre
  • What West is it? anime and manga according to Candy and Goldorak
  • Imagining the global: transnational media and global audiences
  • Lessons from a translocal approach? or, reflections on contemporary glocamalgamation
  • Conclusion: getting over our "illusion d'optique".
Green Library
9, 5, 2, 400 pages ; 24 cm.
本书分先秦, 汉魏南北朝, 唐代, 宋代, 元代, 明代, 清代七个阶段分章展开中国古籍校勘史的研究, 重视经史子集四部各自的校勘发展史以及相关学 科发展水平对特定时代校勘的影响, 阐明各历史时期古籍校勘的文化背景, 主要成就, 主要特点和主要方法.
East Asia Library

16. Batman [2014]

vii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
ABC's action-comedy series "Batman "(1966-68) famously offered a dual address in its wildly popular portayal of a comic book hero in a live action format. Children uncritically accepted the show's plots and characters, who were guided by lofty ideals and social values, while adults reacted to the clear parody of the values on display. In "Batman, "author Matt Yockey argues that the series served as a safe space for viewers to engage with changing attitudes about consumerism, politics, the Vietnam war, celebrity, race, and gender during a period when social meaning was increasingly contested in America. Yockey examines "Batman'"s""boundary pushing in four chapters. In "Bat-Civics, " he analyzes the superhero as a conflicted symbol of American identity and considers the ways in which the Batman character parodied that status. Yockey then looks at the show's experimentation with the superhero genre's conservative gender and racial politics in "Bat-Difference" and investigates the significance of the show's choices of stars and guest stars in "Bat-Casting." Finally, he considers how the series' dual identity as straightforward crime serial and subversive mass culture text set it up for extratextual production in "Bat-Being." The superhero is a conflicted symbol of American identity-representing both excessive individualism and the status quo-making it an especially useful figure for the kind of cultural work that "Batman" undertook. "Batman" fans, from popular culture enthusiasts to television history scholars, will enjoy this volume.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780814338179 20160616
Green Library

17. Cinders [2014]

xxx, 66 pages ; 21 cm.
" "More than fifteen years ago, " Jacques Derrida writes in the prologue to this remarkable and uniquely revealing book, "a phrase came to me, as though in spite of me. It imposed itself upon me with the authority, so discreet and simple it was, of a judgment: cinders there are (il y a là cendre). I had to explain myself to it, respond to it--or for it." In Cinders Derrida ranges across his work from the previous twenty years and discerns a recurrent cluster of arguments and images, all involving in one way or another ashes and cinders. For Derrida, cinders or ashes--at once fragile and resilient--are "the better paradigm for what I call the trace--something that erases itself totally, radically, while presenting itself." In a style that is both highly condensed and elliptical, Cinders offers probing reflections on the relation of language to truth, writing, the voice, and the complex connections between the living and the dead. It also contains some of his most essential elaborations of his thinking on the feminine and on the legacy of the Holocaust (both a word--from the Greek holos, "whole, " and kaustos, "burnt"--and a historical event that invokes ashes) in contemporary poetry and philosophy. In turning from the texts of other philosophers to his own, Cinders enables readers to follow the trajectory from Derrida's early work on the trace, the gramma, and the voice to his later writings on life, death, time, and the spectral. Among the most accessible of this renowned philosopher's many writings, Cinders is an evocative and haunting work of poetic self-analysis that deepens our understanding of Derrida's critical and philosophical vision. "-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
522 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Green Library
iii, 37 pages ; 21 x 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
viii, 48 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)