Institute of Modern Languages Research

Edited by Elisha Foust and Sophie Fuggle
October 21, 2011
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Charmian Brinson and Marian Malet
December 1, 1990
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Edited by J.A. Burgess
December 31, 1999
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Adrian Stevens and Roy Wisbey
December 1, 1990
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Edited by Eric Robertson and Robert Vilain
August 1, 1997
Michael Cowan
December 16, 2011
Modernity, as has often been observed, was fundamentally concerned with questions of temporality. The period around 1900, in particular, witnessed numerous efforts to define, discipline or 'liberate' temporal experience. Within this broader framework of thinking about temporality, 'rhythm' came to form the object of an intense and widespread preoccupation. Rhythmical research played a central role not only in the reconceptualisation of human physiology and labour in the late nineteenth century, but also in the emergence of a new leisure culture in the early twentieth. The book traces the ways in which notions of 'rhythm' were mobilised both to conceptualise modernity (narrate its origins and prescribe its directions) and, in particular, to...
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Edited by Rudiger Gorner
April 29, 2005
Paul Smith
July 31, 2018
While much research has been carried out on TV formats and remakes in the English-speaking world, almost nothing has been published on the huge and dynamic Spanish-speaking sector. This book addresses two major topics within current cultural, media, and television studies: the question of fictional genres and transnational circulation. It discusses and analyses series since 2000 from Spain (in both Spanish and Catalan), Mexico, Venezuela, and (to a lesser extent) the US, employing both empirical research on production and distribution and textual analysis of content. The three genres examined are horror, biographical series, and sports-themed dramas; the three examples of format remakes are of a period mystery (Spain, Mexico), a...
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Edited by Lindsay Mary Newman
December 1, 1979