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Author Christensen, Dorthe Refslund.
Title Mediating and remediating death / by Dorthe Refslund Christensen and Kjetil Sandvik.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2014]

Author Christensen, Dorthe Refslund.
Series Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time ; Volume 2
Subject Death.
Alt Name Sandvik, Kjetil.
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Death in times of secularization and sacralization : the mediating and re-mediating of the Utøya tragedy in the Norwegian public sphere / Anne Kalvig -- Spirits of connection : séances and sciences in paranormal Gettysburg / Mads Daugbjerg -- Infinity in a spear things as mediations among the Mbuke (Papua New Guinea) / Anders Emil Rasmussen -- The bereavement project picturing time and loss through photographs in the landscape of new media / Sarah Schorr -- Ritualising public death in the Nordic media / Johanna Sumiala -- The besieged city in the heart of Europe : sniper alley in Sarajevo as memorial site on YouTube / Britta Timm Knudsen -- Non-professional visuals framing the news coverage of the death of Muammar Gaddafi / Nete Nørgaard Kristensen and Mette Mortensen -- In game and out of game mourning : on the complexity of grief in virtual worlds / Anna Haverinen -- A memorial of heroes past : portraying Tibetan self-immolation on Facebook / Cameron David Warner -- Online a-liveness : a rhythmanalysis of three illness blogs made by / Rosie Kilburn, Jessica Joy Rees and Eva Markvoort -- The suicidal mind / Andrew Irving -- Grieving for a (Facebook) friend : understanding the impact of social network sites and the remediation of the grieving process / Natalie Pennington -- Death ends a life, not a relationship : objects as media on children's graves / Dorthe Refslund Christensen and Kjetil Sandvik.
Summary Presenting rich, new interdisciplinary empirical case studies and fieldwork from the US and Europe, Asia, The Middle East, Australasia and Africa, Mediating and Remediating Death shows how different media forms contribute to the shaping and transformation of various forms of death and commemoration, whether in terms of their range and distribution, their relation to users or their roles in creating and maintaining communities.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781472413048 (electronic bk.)
1472413040 (electronic bk.)
9781472413055 (epub)
OCLC # 882104876
Additional Format Print version: Christensen, Dorthe Refslund. Mediating and remediating death 9781472413031 (DLC) 2013048253 (OCoLC)867001136

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