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Das Wunder der Stereoskopie

“Avatar”, “Alice” und die Folgen: Die Berliner Kinos rüsten auf 3 D um. Auch die Produktionsfirmen hoffen auf einen neuen Markt. Marianne Peinert, Rentnerin aus Hohenschönhausen, schaut sich „Avatar“ wegen 3 D an. Dafür lohnt sich, sagt sie, der Weg in die UCI-Kinowelt in Berlin-Friedrichshain an der Landsberger Allee. Rund 40 Zuschauer haben an diesem Mittwochnachmittag im 3-D-Saal Platz genommen, … Continue reading

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Living in Dsytopa? Digital (non-) places in postmodern films and in the internet

term paper abstract, Wintersemester 2006/2007, Potsdam University by Lars Dittmer online gaming has become a standard feature of most games that are put on the market. As a result, online communities and new „social relations“ – the phrase is put in quotation marks with a clear intent here – are established on a permanent basis in these realms with after-effects … Continue reading

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The communications system of the twins in Arundhati Roy’s “The God of small things”: How they apply the English language in a postcolonial Indian setting

source: Photograph: Corbis/Hulton-Deutsch Collection

term paper abstract, summer semester 2005, grade 1,3, Potsdam University by Lars Dittmer Chacko told the twins that though they hated to admit it, they were all Anglophiles. They were a family of Anglophiles. (Roy 1996: 52) In establishing the two-egg twins Rahel and Esthapen (Estha) as main characters in her 1996 masterpiece “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy … Continue reading

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At a Loss: The Postmodern Quests in Thomas Pynchon’s “The Crying of Lot 49″ and Jim Jarmusch’s “Broken Flowers”

term paper abstract, summer semester 2006, Potsdam university by Lars Dittmer this paper is building up on postmodern patterns of fragmentation, loneliness and disorientation. The Quest is a central storytelling technique – in times where traditional ways of living and social constellations fade and the grand narratives have lost their guiding functions, people have to “mind-map” their own routes through … Continue reading

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