simulacrum


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Rather, he wants to show that current communication systems allow for the circulation of any and every kind of simulacrum (like the contradictory interpretations in the previous quote) in powerful and convincing ways.
The simulacrum "responds to the requirement to prevent risks.
Therefore, the myth residing in the political communication of cyberspace draws in the symbolic rhetoric of the masses which, according to Bard and Soderqvist's (2012) netocratic theory, fuels a false freedom and a simulacrum of the becoming-minoritarian process towards a majority.
The longest film-concert thus far was a screening of Erich von Stroheim's four-hour 'Greed.' 'Simulacrum Tremendum' is nine hours longer, Khavn, who was in Rotterdam, told the Inquirer via e-mail.
She implies that Rene has put together a piece-meal collage of cliches that have nothing to do with Chile's social or political realities: "El arcoiris, gente linda, ninos rubios que corren contentos celebrando no se que mierda, un hombre alto que mide como cinco metros--los chilenos somos chicos!" The unusual fivefold repetition of the word copia clearly refers to simulacrum, a copy that masks the absence of both the original and any real content whatsoever, a concept popularized by postmodernist thinkers.
Devoting a separate chapter to each of these long works, Taylor argues that these novels represent the postmodern turn, especially the shift to the age of the simulacrum in which "sign and reality, copy and original are one" (62).
The novel aligns itself comfortably with the long-established Japanese literary tradition of the "I-novel," in which the protagonist is a thinly disguised simulacrum of the author and the subject of the work the trials and tribulations currently afflicting the writer.
But any intelligent Irishman will say a simulacrum of Home Rule, with an express notice that it is never to come into operation.
The necessary coincidence of the supreme truth and conventional truth recalls the necessary conjunction of the signifier and the signified, which we will tentatively refer to as the simulacrum, a concept discussed at greater length below.
The club announced that the bizarre simulacrum of the Thriller star is to be dug up and returned to Mohamed Al Fayed, who put it up when he owned the Premier League club.
Sultanik proposes a theory of contemporary cinema by drawing together two current bodies of knowledge: traditional cinema studies and Baudrillard's postmodern idea of the simulacrum. Sultanik begins with this definition: "a hybrid term comprised of cinema and simulacrum, cinemulacrum denotes a condition or state of cinema in which the institutional nature of cinema, a term describing the multiplicity of uses and influences of movies/film/cinema, is transformed by electronic technology into the single, commonly-experienced, commercial and creative medium of digital film/video and the pervasive media culture of movies and television" (p.
The black and white video is called Simulacrum and Hyperbole.