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Baumbach, Sibylle

The Fascination with Unknown Time

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Table of contents

1. Time in the Making: Why All the Fuss About Time? On Time, the Unknown, and Fascination
Sibylle Baumbach, Lena Henningsen, Klaus Oschema

Part I. Past Futures

2. The Old Made New: Medieval Repurposing of Prophecies
Anke Holdenried

3. ‘Wunschzeit’ Jerusalem: Rethinking the Distinction Between Time and Space in Medieval Utopias
Christian Hoffarth

4. Living on the Edge of Time: Temporal Patterns and Irregularities in Byzantine Historical Apocalypses
András Kraft

5. Unknown or Uncertain? Astrologers, the Church, and the Future in the Late Middle Ages

Klaus Oschema

6. ‘From the Unknown to the Known and Backwards:’ Representing and Presenting Remote Time in Nineteenth-Century Palaeontology

Marco Tamborini

Part II. Unknown Presents

7. Introducing Time to Ethnographic Displays: Narrative Strategies of Revealing the Unknown in German Ethnological Museums
Katja Wehde

8. “God’s Time Is the Best:” The Fascination with Unknown Time in Urban Transport in Lagos
Daniel E. Agbiboa

9. Perpetual Wanderers—Timeless Heroes: Gypsies in European Musical Culture
Anna G. Piotrowska

10. The Present: An ‘Unknown Time’ in the German Kaiserreich around 1900
Caroline Rothauge

Part III. Future Pasts

11. The Time-Image and the Unknown in Wong Kar-wai’s Film Art
Dorothee Xiaolong Hou, Sheldon H. Lu

12. Suspense in the Cinema: Knowledge and Time
Hauke Lehmann

13. Futurology, Allegory, Time Travel: What Makes Science Fiction Fascinating
Kai Wiegandt

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Cultural Theory, Global/International Culture, Literary Theory, Intellectual Studies, Philosophy of Mind

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
21 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319664385
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-66437-8

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