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By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Berlin Wall Practical Jokes Gerd Gigerenzer Erving Goffman The Crystal World Agatha Christie ...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Agatha Christie Tom McCarthy Mark Twain Max Weber Roland Barthes Repetition Reenactment ...
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
...) systems. The art work now resembles a practical joke: a staging of reality that one for a moment takes as real and that collapses when exposed. The sudden collapse of the Berlin wall, triggered by a media confusion, serves as one example. The novels of Agatha Christie—the most popular writer...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... of reality that one for a moment takes as real and that collapses when exposed. The sudden collapse of the Berlin wall, triggered by a media confusion, serves as one example. The novels of Agatha Christie—the most popular writer in world history—provide another. Berlin Wall Practical Jokes Gerd...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... The staged and stagy microworlds of murder mysteries resemble bureaucratic comedies. These stand-alone and repeatable artworks make the world of modern office work appear in the world. It makes a world of repeatable motions plausible. Agatha Christie’s novel, Appointment with Death...