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Rather than adopting the conventional wisdom that such digital technologies as the World Wide Web and virtual reality, for example, must be understood in ways that express their own independent cultural and esthetic principles, the authors suggest that these new visual media achieve their cultural effect by refashioning prior visual media, including painting, photography, film, and television.
Spinning a yarn about Moses isn't the same as refashioning fairy tales or even bringing The Hunchback of Notre Dame or Anastasia to the big screen.
They are responsible, for instance, for refashioning the area around Foley Square and the new courthouse.
On the left, William Greider and Robert Kuttner have published tomes refashioning their usual anti-market arguments for a global age.
Geologic clues indicate the underground waterworks resulted from a careful refashioning of natural channels and shafts that had formed in the limestone beneath the city over millions of years, Gill says.
Investors gaped at this major refashioning of the global landscape and decided it looked perilous-or at least so pockmarked with uncertainty that they preferred to pull their money out of riskier corners like stock markets.
Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban
These became an essential tool both for preserving the Church in a time of uncertainty, and for refashioning Catholicism for a new era.
In the process, he imposed his will on all of Washington, refashioning the city into a hyper-partisan capital of gridlock.
For example, it would be easy to infer from this volume that tourism had become a mass phenomenom by 1900 in Russia; in fact, by a multiple of at least one hundred, it was far more common for people to travel by foot as itinerant, seasonal workers, which may also have involved much refashioning of the self, but in a far rougher social context.
Refashioning the figure: The sketchbooks of Archipenko
Well it may be that Coppe, Fox, and Winstanley were refashioning this idiom of rage; it is nonetheless true that they resorted to it even when they were at cross-purposes with its more orthodox applications.