By Jonathan Gray
While the assumption of authorship has transcended the literary to play a significant function within the cultures of movie, tv, video games, comics, and different rising electronic kinds, our figuring out of it's nonetheless too frequently restricted to assumptions approximately solitary geniuses and person artistic expression. A significant other to Media Authorship is a ground-breaking assortment that re-frames media authorship as a question of tradition during which authorship is as a lot a building tied to authority and gear because it is a positive and artistic strength of its own.
Gathering jointly the insights of major media students and practitioners, 28 unique chapters map the sphere of authorship in a state of the art, multi-perspectival, and really authoritative demeanour. The individuals improve new and leading edge methods of puzzling over the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. They situate and view authorship inside of collaborative versions of business construction, socially networked media structures, globally diversified traditions of creativity, advanced intake practices, and a bunch of institutional and social contexts. jointly, the essays give you the definitive research at the topic by way of demonstrating that authorship is a box within which media tradition should be reworked revitalized, and reimagined.
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–19): Derek Johnson and Jonathan Gray
Chapter 2 Authorship and the Narrative of the Self (pages 21–47): John Hartley
Chapter three The go back of the writer (pages 48–68): Kristina Busse
Chapter four Making track (pages 69–87): Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
Chapter five whilst is the writer? (pages 88–111): Jonathan Gray
Chapter 6 Hidden fingers at paintings (pages 112–132): Colin Burnett
Chapter 7 Participation is Magic (pages 133–157): Derek Johnson
Chapter eight Telling Whose tales? (pages 158–180): Brian Ekdale
Chapter nine by no means finishing tale (pages 181–199): Michele Hilmes
Chapter 10 From Chris Chibnall to Fox (pages 200–220): Matt Hills
Chapter eleven Comics, Creators, and Copyright (pages 221–236): Ian Gordon
Chapter 12 “Benny Hill Theatre” (pages 237–256): Anamik Saha
Chapter thirteen Cynical Authorship and the Hong Kong Studio procedure (pages 257–274): Stephen Teo
Chapter 14 The Authorial functionality of the tv Channel (pages 275–295): Catherine Johnson
Chapter 15 The Mouse residence of playing cards (pages 296–313): Lindsay Hogan
Chapter sixteen Transmedia Architectures of construction (pages 314–323): Jonathan Gray
Chapter 17 Dubbing the Noise (pages 324–345): Mia Consalvo
Chapter 18 Authorship Below?the?Line (pages 347–369): John T. Caldwell
Chapter 19 construction layout and the Invisible Arts of Seeing (pages 370–390): David Brisbin
Chapter 20 Scoring Authorship (pages 391–402): Derek Johnson
Chapter 21 #Bowdown on your New God (pages 403–425): Louisa Ellen Stein
Chapter 22 Collaboration and Co?Creation in Networked Environments (pages 426–439): Megan Sapnar Ankerson
Chapter 23 sunrise of the Undead writer (pages 440–462): Suzanne Scott
Chapter 24 Authoring Hype in Bollywood (pages 463–484): Aswin Punathambekar
Chapter 25 Auteurs on the Video shop (pages 485–505): Daniel Herbert
Chapter 26 Authorship and the country (pages 506–524): Hector Amaya
Chapter 27 Scripting Kinshasa's Teleserials (pages 525–543): Katrien Pype
Chapter 28 “We by no means Do something on my own” (pages 544–550): Jonathan grey and Derek Johnson
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Yes, absolutely, within 25 years the digital revolution will bring about the end of paper books. But more importantly, ebooks and e-publishing will mean the end of ‘‘the writer’’ as a profession . . The digital revolution will not emancipate writers or open up a new era of creativity, it will mean that writers offer up their work for next to nothing or for free. 85 To which lament, one unsympathetic reader added this comment: ‘‘Well, might as well give up then. [ . . ] Alternatively [ . . ] use your bloody imagination.
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2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 24 John Hartley Act I. God – or is it Mammon? – is an Author ‘‘I think that, as our society changes . . the author function will disappear,’’ Michel Foucault2 A matter of life and death There’s an eons-old mystery at the heart of authorship – that of life and death. In pre-modern societies, the mystery of origination belonged to gods; and from the gods authorship gained its own existence and authority. The author, godlike, is a giver of life.
A Companion to Media Authorship by Jonathan Gray
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