“Video Politics” was published in Discourse 10, no. 2 (Spring-Summer 1988); another version appeared in Global Television, edited by Cynthia Schneider and Brian Wallis (New York: Wedge Press, 1988). “Postmodern TV” appeared in Afterimage 13, no. 5 (December 1985). “Uncanny Feminism” was in Afterimage 14, no. 4 (September 1986) and Framework (November 1986). “Images of Language and Indiscreet Dialogues” was in Screen 28, no. 2 (Spring 1987). A long version of “Last Scene in the Streets of Modernism” was published in East-West Film Journal 3, no. 1 (December 1988).
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