Discourse Volume 34, Numbers 2&3, Spring/Fall 2012

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Discourse Volume 34, Numbers 2&3

Discourse explores a variety of topics in contemporary cultural studies, theories of media and literature, and the politics of sexuality, including questions of language and psychoanalysis. The journal publishes valuable and innovative essays on a wide range of cultural phenomena, promoting theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.

Table of Contents


Real Time/Zero Time
Tung-Hui Hu


Movements of the Soul: Traversing Animism, Fetishism, and the Uncanny
Spyros Papapetros


The Disembodied Wound of The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes: The Quay Brothers’ “Homage to Chris Marker” 
Rebecca A. Sheehan


Media Archipelagos: Inter-Asian Film Festivals
Joshua Neves


Said’s Marxism: Orientalism's Relationship to Film Studies and Race
Gerald Sim


Retheorizing Comedic and Political Discourse, or What Do Jon Stewart and Charlie Chaplin Have in Common?
Rob King


Following the Impossible Road to Female Passion: Psychoanalysis, the Mundane, and the Films of Jane Campion
Hilary Neroni


Weariness, Waiting: Enduration and Art Cinema’s Tired Bodies
Elena Gorfinkel


Book Reviews


Logistics, Death, and Virtual Media
Review of: Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture
 by Patrick Crogan
Annie Manion


De-Imperializing Cultural Studies: “Asian Studies in Asia”
Review of: Asia as Method: Toward Deimperialization by Kuan-Hsing Chen
Sandra So Hee Chi Kim

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