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"And we will live happily ever after, too": The effects of romantic narratives and parasocial relationship status with fictional characters on relationship evaluations
The present research examined the effects of romantic narratives - and the parasocial, or one-sided, relationships (PSRs) people may form with the fictional characters within those narratives - on relationship evaluations. ...
Creatures of habit: Perception, automation, and American modernism
Automated technologies have long characterized twentieth-century modernity, from automobiles and the assembly line to cinematic technology. Encompassing industrial production, scientific management, physiological investigations ...
Queers: Abjection, agency, bodies and pleasures
This dissertation claims, via Foucault's theorization of counter-conduct, bodies and pleasures, that bug-chasing, queer pornography, queer painting and poetics—that is, a range of acts of queer poiesis—suggest not that ...