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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
... Self-Boosterism Institutions Practical Jokes Comic Books Uncanny Valley Patricia Highsmith Tom McCarthy Siegfried Kracauer ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... This chapter takes up the crisis of the work of art in the epoch of social systems from another side.. The crisis of the art work now has become a way of posing the problem of action and intention in autotropic (self-turned) systems. The art work now resembles a practical joke: a staging...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374459-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... ), and comic book art. Description of the epoch of social systems, in relation to modern and contemporary art and the social theory of Erving Goffman, Niklas Luhmann, Peter Sloterdijk. Self-Boosterism Institutions Practical Jokes Comic Books Uncanny Valley Patricia Highsmith Tom McCarthy...
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...
Book Chapter

By Mark Seltzer
Published: 08 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7445-9
... Highsmith, Tom McCarthy, Max Brooks ( World War Z ), and comic book art. Description of the epoch of social systems, in relation to modern and contemporary art and the social theory of Erving Goffman, Niklas Luhmann, Peter Sloterdijk. Self-Boosterism Institutions Practical Jokes Comic Books...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... to improvisation was seen as a rejection of the professional craft tradition of the French film industry and its unions. It was received, in critical quarters, as a filmmaking practice marked by “in jokes” and the representation of intimate relationships between improvising performers from which audiences were...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... subject, and in the objects of jokes in the United States. It uses this analysis to discuss why minstrelsy is still practiced today, and why in a supposedly postracial era in the United States the donning of blackface, both professionally and by amateurs, has actually increased. The resurgence...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... of the professional craft tradition of the French film industry and its unions. It was received, in critical quarters, as a filmmaking practice marked by “in jokes” and the representation of intimate relationships between improvising performers from which audiences were excluded. The fractured responses...