Table of contents for Moving images: from Edison to the webcam / edited by John Fullerton and Astrid Soderbergh Widding.

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1. The Apparatus
Unaltered to Date: Developing 35mm Film
Paul C. Spehr                                                           3
Seeing Seeing: Hermann von Helmholtz and the Invention of the Ophthalmoscope
Oliver Gaycken                                                         29
On Fairies and Technologies
Frank Kessler                                                          39
Seeing in the Dark: Early X-ray Imaging and Cinema
Solveig Jiilich                                                        47
The Bolex Motion Picture Camera
Carlos Bustamante                                                      59
2. The Observer
Sore Society: The Dissolution of the Image and the Assimilation of the Trauma
Bent Fausing                                                           69
Closing In: Telescopes, Early Cinema, and the Technological Conditions of
Jan Holmberg                                                           83
'We Partake, as it Were, of His Life': The Status of the Visual in Early
Ethnographic Film
Alison Griffiths                                                       91

Architectonics of Seeing: Architecture as Moving Images
Pelle Snickars                                                       111
Submerged Landscapes of the Postmodern Body: Surface, Text, Commodity
Jay Moman                                                             121
3. The Domestic Sphere
Weather Porn and the Battle for Eyeballs: Promoting Digital Television
in the USA and UK
William Boddy                                                        133
Stereotyping a Competitor: Images of Television in Spanish Cinema in the 1960s
Valeria Camporesi                                                    149
Video Pleasure and Narrative Cinema: Luc Besson's The Fifth Element and Video
Game Logic
Warren Buckland                                                      159
Space and Character Representation in Interactive Narratives
Bjbrn Thuresson                                                      165
Lurking and Looking: Webcams and the Construction of Cybervisuality
Sheila C. Murphy                                                     173
Visual Diaries: Revival of a Documentary Form in Digital Culture
Ake Walldius                                                          181
The Interactive Filmmaker's Challenge
Christopher Hales                                                    187


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cinematography Congresses, Motion pictures Congresses, Television Congresses