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The politics of insects : David Cronenberg's cinema of confrontation

Author: Scott Wilson
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Canadian film director David Cronenberg has long been a figure of artistic acclaim and public controversy. This title explores Cronenberg's films, placing them in context by examining his  Read more...

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Named Person: David Cronenberg; David Cronenberg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Wilson
ISBN: 9781441191557 1441191550
OCLC Number: 657602949
Description: 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Chapter One: The Filmmaker as Heretic; Chapter Two: The Body Explodes; Chapter Three: The Mind Erupts; Chapter Four: Functions of Failure; Chapter Five: The Subject Under Examination; Chapter Six: "All Agents Defect..."; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Scott Wilson.

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In "The Politics of Insects," Scott Wilson has produced a penetrating account of David Cronenberg as political modernist. Drawing on Slavoj Zizek's notion of the heretic, as one who takes specific Read more...

 
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