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1. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Paul Majkut The Untext of the Printed Word: Being
2. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Kurt Cline Is Seeing Believiag?: Harry Houdini and the Role of Magic in the Development of Early Cinema
3. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
André Vitalis Temporalities and Television: A Comparative Study of France and Spain
4. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Luis Acebal The Application of Foe's Aestlietics to Films Shorts
5. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Gwendolyn Stowers The Internet and Political Education
6. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Alberto López Cuenca Knowledge, Mind and Multitude: Making Explicit the General Intellect
7. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Yoni Van Den Eede Letting Politics not Pass Unnoticed: A Comparative Analysis of the "Hybrid" Concepts of Latour and McLuhan
8. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Michael Larson The Society of the Spectacle and the Opening of Politics
9. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Stephen Crocker Shock, Time and Mechanism in Bergson and Benjamin
10. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Gregory Cameron Ideology in the Age of the Internet
11. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Paul Majkut Size Matters: Screen Size and Storytelling
12. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jacques Guyot Television program agendas in Europe: from public policies to cultural industries
13. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Marc Van den Bossche One more place to be?: The (im-)possibility of virtual bodies
14. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Stacey Irwin Placescape: Pedagogical Reflection on Community in an Online Classroom
15. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Paul Majkut Preface
16. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Melanie Bourdaa New Media, Cultural Industries and Temporalities: A Comparison between France and the United States
17. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Alberto J. L. Carrillo Canan, Marco Calderon Zacaula Bazin, Flusser, and the Aesthetic of Photography
18. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jean-Yves Heurtebise From Tarde to Superman: Ordinary Heroism and Superheroes - an American story
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The aim of this paper is to redefine the notion of "heroism" through an investigation in the sociopolitics of popular Medias and especially the characters of Superheroes as they appear in comics of the late thirties and in the cinematographic industry since the nineties. This paper will pay a large tribute to the works of Gabriel Tarde (1890), Henri Bergson (1932) and Gilles Deleuze (1969) whose concepts will be an imderlying constant reference. My purpose is to redefine the (Bergsonian) notion of heroism through the notions of imitation and innovation, defined by Tarde as the fundamental principles of social life, and redefined by Deleuze as the collective expression of the primitive ontological forces of Repetition and Difference. Actually, the notion of imitation and innovation seem more appropriate to the study of popular culture phenomena than the statistic sociology of Durkheim. Based on that philosophical background, I will give an analysis of the political changes occurring in westem contemporary societies through an analysis of the representation of Superheroes.
19. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Lars Lundsten Film - Ingarden's Blind Spot
20. Glimpse: Volume > 11/12
Jean-Yves Heurtebise Political Movies