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The Resource Uncanny valley : and other adventures in the narrative, Lawrence Weschler

Uncanny valley : and other adventures in the narrative, Lawrence Weschler

Label
Uncanny valley : and other adventures in the narrative
Title
Uncanny valley
Title remainder
and other adventures in the narrative
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Weschler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Shuttling between cultural comedies and political tragedies, Lawrence Weschler's articles have been captivating readers ever since his days at The New Yorker. With Uncanny Valley, he furthers that vivid trajectory, collecting the best of his narrative nonfiction from the past fifteen years."--P. [2] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Weschler, Lawrence
Dewey number
814/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.E775
LC item number
U53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Robotics
  • Essays
Label
Uncanny valley : and other adventures in the narrative, Lawrence Weschler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Uncanny Valley: on the digital animation of the face -- Four easy pieces. On coming face-to-face with myself -- Torqued brueghel -- Motes in the light -- The judd ant -- Three improbably yarns. Mr. Wilson in Belgrade -- The poem on the train: a letter to the editor of The Threepenny Review -- Popocatepetl (My grandfather's geographical and my medical fugue) -- Some probes into the terrain of human rights. Sentries (with Richard Avedon) -- Swallowed up in Rwanda -- Exceptional cases in Rome: the United States and the international criminal court -- Gazing back: the disappeared -- A Berlin epiphany -- Four walkabouts. Waking up to how we sleepwalk -- Dario Fo on Broadway -- Tomislav Gotovac: naked in Zagreb -- Sharon Lockhart: the Nō film -- Five further adventures in the narrative. Splendors of decaying celluloid: on Bill Morrison's Decasia -- Still not finished: on Vincent Desiderio's Sleep -- Valkyries over Iraq: Walter Murch, Apocalypse Now, Jarhead, and the trouble with war movies -- Double vision: the perspectival journey of the Oakes twins -- Blockage and grace: Mark Salzman lying awake -- Afterword: On grace and narrative and the current state of the Uncanny Valley
Control code
ocn707255724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781582437576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011012435
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707255724
Label
Uncanny valley : and other adventures in the narrative, Lawrence Weschler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Uncanny Valley: on the digital animation of the face -- Four easy pieces. On coming face-to-face with myself -- Torqued brueghel -- Motes in the light -- The judd ant -- Three improbably yarns. Mr. Wilson in Belgrade -- The poem on the train: a letter to the editor of The Threepenny Review -- Popocatepetl (My grandfather's geographical and my medical fugue) -- Some probes into the terrain of human rights. Sentries (with Richard Avedon) -- Swallowed up in Rwanda -- Exceptional cases in Rome: the United States and the international criminal court -- Gazing back: the disappeared -- A Berlin epiphany -- Four walkabouts. Waking up to how we sleepwalk -- Dario Fo on Broadway -- Tomislav Gotovac: naked in Zagreb -- Sharon Lockhart: the Nō film -- Five further adventures in the narrative. Splendors of decaying celluloid: on Bill Morrison's Decasia -- Still not finished: on Vincent Desiderio's Sleep -- Valkyries over Iraq: Walter Murch, Apocalypse Now, Jarhead, and the trouble with war movies -- Double vision: the perspectival journey of the Oakes twins -- Blockage and grace: Mark Salzman lying awake -- Afterword: On grace and narrative and the current state of the Uncanny Valley
Control code
ocn707255724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781582437576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011012435
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)707255724
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